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“HELLO, WILL AND HAVE MISSED CHARLENE AT THE KMART GIRLS ON FRIDAYS. WE WORKED TOGETHER AT KMART FOR ALOT OF YEARS. SHE WILL BE MISSED. SORRY FOR...Read More »
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Charlene Burney, 86, of Hampton, IL, went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, September 27, 2012 at Trinity Rock Island.

Funeral Services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, October 1, 2012 at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., 6601 38th Avenue, Moline. Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, September 30, 2012 at the funeral home. Burial will be at Greenview Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to New Hope Church or to hospice at Trinity Rock Island.

Charlene was born on August 27, 1926 in Childress, TX, the daughter of R.B. and Cordie (Cristoph) Sport. She married Eugene Burney on December 7, 1942 in Lubbock, TX. He preceded her in death in 1978. Charlene worked as a buyer for Kmart in Moline. She was a member of New Hope Church and volunteered there in the kitchen. Charlene enjoyed traveling, card games, and dominos. She was an avid reader.

Survivors include
Sons Michael Burney Port Byron, IL
Tom (Kay) Burney Hampton, IL
Bobby G (Deborah) Burney Coal Valley, IL
Ron Burney Moline, IL
Daughter Cheryl O'Neal Port Byron, IL
13 Grandchildren and 7 spouses
30 great grandchildren 6 great, great grandchildren

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, James Odell Burney; 3 great grandsons; brother, Robert Sport; and sister, Glenda Blackwell.

Online condolences may be left for the family by visiting her obituary at www.esterdahl.com.