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Laura Charlene Burden

d. August 20, 2011

Laura Charlene Burden

Laura Charlene Burden, 81, of Payne, passed away peacefully Saturday, August 20, 2011 at her residence.

Laura was born in Cincinnati on May 16, 1930, a daughter of the late Martha (Glahn) and Charles  Cobb.

She was a faithful member of Payne Church of the Nazarene. Laura loved cooking and passed that love onto her children and grandchildren. She loved to read and visit with family and friends, along with attending her grand children's concerts, plays and recitals and telling them stories of when she was young and was always quick to say, "We loveya!", when the visit was over.

In 1962 she married her husband of 49 years, Ferd Burden, Jr. They raised their family in Payne all of their married life. She will be deeply missed by her husband, Ferd; daughter, Holly Jones of Payne; sons, Ty John (Marcella) of Tooele, UT, David (Suzie) and Jay Paul (Shellie), both of Fort Wayne; 10 grandchildren; brother, Charles Cobb of Cincinnati.

She was also preceded in death by her infant daughter, Rachel Belle & siblings, Sandra Fields&  Gary Cobb.

Her funeral service is at Payne Church of the Nazarene, 509 E. Orchard, Payne with Rev. Mike Harper officiating on Tuesday, August 23rd at 11am.

Her viewing is two hours prior to the service.

She will be laid to rest at Wiltsie Cemetery.

Memorials are to the American Cancer Society.

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