Anna Rae Burden Fulkerson, 93, of Cookeville, Tennessee, formerly of Ohio County, Kentucky went to her heavenly home on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at her home. She and her twin were born November 13, 1925 in Ohio County, Kentucky the daughters of the late Claud Burden and Millie Jane Minton Burden. Mrs. Fulkerson previously attended Pond Run Baptist Church in Ohio County and Tabernacle Baptist Church in Hazel Park, Michigan. She retired from DeVlieg Machine Company where she worked as a machinist.

Aside from her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Hildred Fulkerson; infant daughter, Heather Fulkerson and infant son, James R. Fulkerson; son, John C. Fulkerson; three sisters, Evelyn Crume, Nomi Thomas and Jeanette Taylor; three brothers, Cleo Burden, Billy Burden and Dr. Jimmy Burden and two grandsons, James R. Bishop and Robert P. Pearce.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory, three daughters, Hilda A. Knight of Hartford, Millie D. Lee of Cookeville, Tennessee and Patricia D. “Pat” Pearce-Martin of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; daughter-in-law, Beulah Fulkerson of Beaver Dam; twin sister, Edna Mae Hawkins of Bowling Green and several grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday, August 10, 2019 at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, Kentucky with Rev. Ed Mitchell officiating. Burial will follow in Echols Cemetery beside her late husband. Friends may visit with Mrs. Fulkerson’s family from 10:00 AM until the time of the service Saturday at the funeral home. 

Online condolences may be left for the family of Anna Rae Burden Fulkerson by visiting her memorial page at


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