Opal Love Burdick

January 11, 1924 ~ September 19, 2020 (age 96)



Opal Love Burdick

Funeral services for Opal Love Burdick will be held on Thursday, September 24, 2020, 2:00 PM at the Roden-Pryor Funeral Home in Paris, Texas with Dr. Tom Calk officiating. Opal traveled home to her loving Lord on September 19, 2020, in Paris, Texas, at the age of 96.

Opal Love Burdick was born January 11, 1924, in Oklahoma to J.F. Byram & Josiephine Skinner. She married Sam Coy Burdick on May 18, 1957 in Angleton, TX. Opal's love of life and heart-warming smile brightened everyone who was around her plus she gave the most awesome hugs. She loved to travel with her family, do missionary work and was an excellent bowler. Her faith and love of her church allowed her to participate in many different jobs and roles that touched many lives. Opal’s greatest gifts was always knowing how to bring the family back together to celebrate life, always available to help others and sharing her faith with all she met. Most of all, Opal was a Christ-filled prayer warrior.

Opal is preceded in death by her parents, her loving husband, Sam, son, Charles "Crawford" Cain, and daughter, Josephine Cain-Hunt.

Surviving family members are son, Robert Cain and wife, Harvelyn; daughters, Cupadyne Burdick and husband, Todd, Jackie Wylie and husband, James Sr.; grandsons, Sam Haagensen and wife, Morgan, Jody Paul Haagensen and James Wylie Jr.; 22 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren. She fondly remembers her special lifelong friend in Christ, Dr. Tom Calk.

Family will receive friends Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020, from 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM, at the Roden-Pryor Funeral Home, 425 S. Church St., Paris, Texas. The family request everyone to wear masks during the visitation and funeral service along with social distancing.

The family request donations to The Lighthouse Church of Paris, 3890 SE Loop 286, Paris, TX 75460.

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September 23, 2020

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Roden-Pryor Funeral Home
425 S. Church St.
Paris, TX 75460

September 24, 2020

2:00 PM
Roden-Pryor Funeral Home
425 S. Church St.
Paris, TX 75460

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