Gladys Devine
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Gladys Devine, 80, of Benton passed away at 8:55 p.m., Thursday, January 30 at her home.

She was a member of Olive Baptist Church.

She is survived by two sons, Mikeal Smith of Benton and Tony Smith of Benton; four daughters, Paula McDonald of Benton; Lisa Burnett of Benton; Tonya Colson of Aurora and Jennifer Jones of Paducah; three brothers, Tommy Burkeen of Gilbertsville; Johnny Burkeen of Benton and Buel “Jiggs” Burkeen of Benton; two sisters, Fay Hendrickson of Gilbertsville and Hazel Peck of Benton; eleven grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Cecil Smith and her second husband Robert Devine; one daughter, Cindy Guthrie; one son, Blake Devine; two sisters, Betty Ryan and Joy Darnall and five brothers, Terry Burkeen, Jerry Burkeen, Cecil Burkeen, Cletus Burkeen and William “Doodle” Burkeen. Her parents were Jesse Franklin Burkeen and Leona Dismore Burkeen.

There will be no visitation or funeral services. Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home and Crematory is handling the arrangements.

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