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1826 North University Drive
Pembroke Pines, FL 33024
Phone: 954-974-3155
Fax: 954-974-3138
Lassie  Burke-Harden

Lassie Faye Burke-Harden

Sunday August 18, 1940 - Tuesday March 17, 2020
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Obituary

Lassie Faye Burke-Harden was born on
August 18, 1940, in Statesboro, a town in Bulloch
County, Georgia. Lassie Faye’s parents were Mr.
Willie Burke and Mrs. Lassie Burke. She had many
siblings whom she loved dearly: brothers, William
Roosevelt Burke, Leon Burke (Phyllis), and William
D. Burke (Rachel), and three sisters, Hattie Roberta
Thomas (James), Neppie Luverta Boyd (Charles),
and Bettye Jean Morgan (Billie).

As a youngster, Lassie Faye enjoyed school and learning. She was very
active in school, participating in many school clubs and extracurricular
activities; she even played on the girl’s basketball team at William James
High School in Statesboro, Georgia, from which she also received her
high school diploma.

After high school, Lassie Faye went on to college at Tuskegee University
in Alabama, where she graduated with a degree in education. After
receiving her education, Lassie married her longtime love, Johnie J.
Harden in 1962, and they were blessed with two wonderful children:
a daughter, Cathy, and a son, Johnnie. While her family life was
blossoming, so was her career. Lassie put her degree to good use and went
to work for the Broward County public school system as an educator in
South Florida for many decades until her retirement.

Two fun and notable facts about Lassie are that she had the largest Girl
Scout troop in the entirety of South Florida, and she was also lovingly
referred to as “Big Ma” by her grandchildren. Her love of family and
education, and passion for the enrichment of young minds are a legacy
that will continue to live on.

Lassie Faye Burke-Harden is survived by her husband, Johnie J. Harden,
and two children, Cathy Harden-Adams (Rickey) and Johnnie Harden
(Annette); her siblings, Neppie Luverta Boyd (Charles), Bettye Jean
Morgan (Billie), and William D. Burke (Rachel); as well as a host of
grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Lassie’s memory will live on
through her loved ones.

Now a token of love, written by Lassie’s beloved husband:

“To my high school sweetheart and wife of 58 years, you
were the perfect blend of every joy without an end, of every
song, and every place where I belong. I’ll meet you in Heaven.
-Love, Johnie J. Harden
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  • Visitation

    Friday March 27, 2020 | 5:00pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Friday March 27, 2020 5:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    Elijah Bell's Worship Center
    Address
    3750 North State Road 7
    Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33319
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  • Service

    Saturday March 28, 2020 | 12:00pm
    When
    Saturday March 28, 2020 12:00pm
    Location
    Elijah Bell's Worship Center
    Address
    3750 North State Road 7
    Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33319
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  • Interment

    Location
    Sunset Memorial Gardens
    Address
    3201 NW 19th Street
    FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33311
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Posted at 01:19pm
To Johnnie, Cathy, Johnnie Jr. and Family,
On behalf of the Maynard Family, we offer our condolences to you. I am not physically there; however, my heart is with you. Johnnie, 58 years of marriage is a joy for all of us. A Legacy- and because of your Legacy, better marriages will be planted in the family.
Grace and Peace,
Reverend Sue
Washington, DC
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Willie and Bettye Morgan and family

Posted at 12:10pm
We love you and miss you, your sister Bettye Jones-Morgan, husband Willie, and children, Jerrel and Crystal and familes
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Sorry we couldn't be there. Sending our love, condolences, and prayers during this time. Charles and Louise, Tracie and Cassandra, Twan, Gina, & Tory
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