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Hiromi Burker-Kamo, 66, Spearsville

Hiromi Burker-Kamo, 66, Spearsville, passed away Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, at her residence.
She was born Aug. 5, 1946, in Sasebo, Japan, to Tatsuma and Fumie (Baba) Nakagawa. She married Kenneth Burker July 29, 1969, in Sasebo, Japan. He preceded her in death in 1994.
Survivors include her son, Doug Burker (Georgina) of Morgantown; daughters, Misa Ewing (Dr. Reginald Ewing, CDR, U.S. Navy) of Naples, Italy, and Andrea Bishop of Tucson, Ariz.; mother, Fumie (Baba) Nakagwa of Sasebo, Japan; brother, Kazuma Nakagwa of Toyoma, Japan; six grandchildren, Cody, Andrew and Lauren Burker, all of Morgantown, Jerra and Kendall Ewing, both of Naples, Italy, Michael Bishop of Tucson, Ariz.; and three sisters, Fumiko Taneda, Mieko Matuse and Yurie Takohara, all of Sasebo, Japan.
She was preceded in death by her father; and husband, Kenneth Burker, Feb. 28, 1994.
The Rev. Denzel Hendershot will conduct a memorial service Saturday, Oct. 6 at 11 a.m. at Spearsville Church of Christ, where friends can gather from 10 a.m. Saturday until the service.
Memorial contributions can be made to St. Francis Cancer Center, 8111 S. Emerson Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46237.
Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.swartzmortuary.com.

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  • December 19
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • December 19
    Christmas sing-along at The Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 19
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 19
    Live hip hop music at dance barn
    7 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 20
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 20
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 20
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 27
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West