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Austin Mark Burke

Austin Mark Burke, 20, of Dahlonega, died Oct. 17, 2018.

Austin was born Jan. 5, 1998.  A native of Sautee, he had lived in Lumpkin County for the past two years.  He was a 2016 graduate of White County High School where he enjoyed being a member of the FFA.  He was employed by ARW and enjoyed coon hunting, deer hunting, mowing the lawn, horseback riding and being a cowboy.

Survivors include his fiancée, Hanna Panter of Dahlonega; parents, Hal and Louanna Burke of Sautee; sisters, Christen Crump of Cleveland, Ashley Lafountain of Cleveland; brothers and sisters-in-law, Joshua and Tara Murray of Sautee, Jorden Burke of Sautee; grandfather, Harold Burke of Lula; various other relatives also survive.

A celebration of Austin’s life was held at 4 p.m. Oct. 21 at Winds of Peace Fellowship with Rev. Tommy Panter and Rev. Tony Elrod officiating. Interment followed in the Winds of Peace Fellowship Cemetery.

The family received friends beginning at 2 p.m. Oct. 21 at Winds of Peace Fellowship.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Winds of Peace Fellowship, 1550 Harmony Church Road, Dawsonville, Ga.  30534.

Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.