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“Tom and the entire Burckell family, we want you to know you are in our thoughts and prayers. The loss of s mother is always difficult but we hope you...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Joseph Grzeika - King George, VA

“Dear Burckell, sending my sympathy for the death of your Mother and grandmother. May she rest in peace.Mary Jane Bohlen, Art teacher at Montfort...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Mary Jane Bohlen - Cranston, RI

“Tom and Family - So Very Sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.Andrea ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Andrea Wilkins - VA - Coworker

“Tom and family, Charlie and I offer our sincere condolences. Even though I did not know your mother personally, I knew the son she raised. You are...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Christine & Charle Peyton - VA

“We had a wonderful community here on Woodstock Road, Bobbie was involved in all of our activities and a great friend to everyone in the neighborhood,...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: John Ashton - King George, VA


Barbara Blake Burckell, 85, of Durham, North Carolina, died peacefully on Wednesday July 12, 2017.

BB as she was known to her friends and family was born in Richmond, Virginia, and was the widow of Thomas J. Burckell.

Survivors include a daughter, Maureen B. Schell of Durham, North Carolina, with whom she made her home for the last ten years; a son Thomas B. Burckell and his wife, Janet F., of King George; four grandchildren, and four great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by sister, Jacqueline B. Caravati. The family would like to acknowledge two special people, Paula Oxendine and Nancy Parker who were BB's caregivers.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Sacred Heart Chapel in Dahlgren, Virginia. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. A private burial will be held at Quantico National Cemetery, Triangle, Virginia.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Gertrude High School, 3215 Stuart Ave., Richmond, Virginia 23221. Condolences may be left for the family at www.storkefuneralhome.com.