Judy Sheryl Goode Burden, 55, died June 9, 2004, at her residence in Sikeston after a yearlong battle with colon cancer.
She was born Sept. 28, 1948, in Sikeston, the youngest daughter of Hugh and Shirley Landers Goode who survive of Sikeston. She was the beautiful wife of James G. Burden of Sikeston, who survives of the home.
She was a 1966 graduate of Sikeston Senior High School. She married James G. Burden of Charleston on April 4, 1967.
She was a legal secretary and began her career working for the late Tom Gilmore and ended her career last summer when she was working for Burns and Taylor. She was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church.
Other survivors include three daughters and their husbands: Lisa Carol and Ron Webb of Dexter, Jenifer Leigh and Lesley Cantrell of Bertand, and Debra Lynn and Chris Link of Memphis; three sisters, Patricia Kay Chism of Sikeston, Delores Ann Faucett of Cupertino, Calif., and her twin sister, Jeanne Carol Goode of Sikeston; five grandchildren, Sarah Cantrell of Bertrand, Trey, Adam and Madelyn Webb of Dexter, and Nathan James Link of Memphis.
Visitation is scheduled for Friday, June 11, 2004, from 5-8 p.m. at Ponder Funeral Home, 1120 N. Main, Sikeston.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 12, 2004, at Fellowship Baptist Church, 1801 Ables Road, Sikeston. Pastor Joe McCullough and family friend, Pastor Tom Geers, will be officiating.
Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Bill Bye, Dale Landers, Larry Landers, Phillip Terry, Randy Terry, Jon Burden, Jason Kuykendall and Paul Williams.
Honorary pallbearers will be Tona Nicoson, Wanda Propst, Diana Hall, Glenda Woodard and Joan Long.
Memorial donations may be made to Fellowship Baptist Church, Building Fund, 1801 Ables Road, Sikeston, Mo. 63801 or American Cancer Association, P.O. Box 343, Sikeston, Mo. 63801.