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Burton Leon Cheek was born December 7, 1939 in Sallisaw, Oklahoma, the son of Benjamin Franklin "Ben" Cheek Sr. and Louie (Burton) Cheek. He was married to Emogene Hines on February 16, 1963 in Stilwell, Oklahoma. Mr. Cheek passed this life on May 6, 2017 in Sallisaw, Oklahoma at the age of 77.

He leaves to mourn his passing:

Wife: Emogene Cheek of the home

2 daughters and 1 son in law: Konnie Martin and Weldon Ward of Sallisaw, OK
and Dee and Thomas Petree of Sallisaw, OK

2 grandchildren: James Dean Martin Jr. and Constance LaShae Martin

1 great grandson: James Dean Martin III

1 sister: Addie Griffin of Sallisaw, OK

3 brothers: Charles Reed of Sallisaw, OK
Don Reed of Oklahoma City, OK
Dr. Ben Cheek of Sallisaw, OK

several nieces, nephews cousins other relatives and friends

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ben and Louie Cheek; 1 sister, Peggy Whitner and; 1 brother, Bob Reed

Funeral service is Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 10 am at Agent Mallory Martin Chapel in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. Burial will be at Sallisaw City Cemetery under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home in Sallisaw.

Viewing will be Monday from 1 - 8 pm at Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home in Sallisaw. The family will greet from 6 - 8 pm at the funeral home.

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