Brent Michael Burks

July 8, 1973 - September 23, 2021

Brent Michael Burks, 48, of Beaumont, died Thursday, September 23, 2021. He was born on July 8, 1973, in Beaumont, to Mary and Ed Burks. Brent graduated from Beaumont Christian High School. He then lived and worked as a manager at The WingHouse Bar and Grill in Orlando, Florida. Brent was a huge Houston Astros fan and a great golfer.

Survivors include his wife, Katie Messman Burks; parents; brother, Brian Burks; nieces, Brookelyn and Blakely Burks; and many friends.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents.

A gathering of Mr. Burks’ family and friends will begin at 4:00 p.m., with his funeral service to follow at 5:00 p.m., Monday, October 4, 2021, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. A family interment will be held at a later date at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont.

Memorial contributions may be made to Calder Baptist Church, 1005 North 11th Street, Beaumont, Texas 77702.

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Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • October 4, 2021
  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Funeral Service

Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • October 4, 2021
  • 5:00 pm


Forest Lawn Memorial Park
  • 4955, Pine St, Beaumont, TX, 77703,

Comments (16)

    Craig Smith says:

    So sorry to hear of Brent’s passing. I will always remember him to be a great guy that everyone loved. To his mom, dad and Brian, I am so very sorry for your loss. I will pray for peace that could only come from the power of the presence of Holy Spirit.

    Jerry Taucer says:

    Mary, Ed and family, my heart goes out to you with much love during your time of loss of your son Brent. I pray the Lord will give comfort and understanding to all of you and memories will bring you great comfort.

    Pat Reed says:

    Dear Mary & Ed,
    I am so very sorry for the loss of your son. He was such
    A delightful young man. May God help you in this
    Terrible time of sorrow.

    Mary Kirkwood says:

    Mary, Ed and Family, There are not enough words to say how very sorry I am to hear of the loss of your precious son, Brent. Praying for your peace and comfort during this difficult time. May God Bless you and hold you near.

    Nancy and Bill Hale says:

    Our hearts are broken for both of you. It is so hard to lose a child. We are praying for you at this tragic time.

    Carol Dukes Hawthorne says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. May God give you strength
    to get through this time. Our thoughts and prayers
    are with you.

    Diane Cannon says:

    Words cannot express how sorry I am for your loss. May God’s Love and Peace give you strength at this difficult time! Love, Diane

    Sharon & Johnny Passmore says:

    Mary & Ed
    Our love and prayers

    Andy D'Entremont says:

    Mary & Ed
    We are so sorry for your loss. May Brent rest in the arms of the Angels.
    Joi & Andy D’Entremont

    Tom & Barbara Leicht says:

    Mary And Ed & family, Our Hearts Fall Out For your great sorry of Brent leaving this world at such an early age. We feel like part of this family and we are asking God to look after you’ll and help you’ll get through this terrible time. May The Peace of Our Lord, be with all, we pray. May His Soul and all of the Souls of the faithful departed Rest-In-Peace, Amen

    Doug McCarter says:

    My condolences, prayers and thoughts for each of you. I dearly remember all the Burks boys. We shared a great era. I pray for comfort during this time. God is good for sure.

    Mary Voigtman says:

    Mary and Ed,
    I’m so very sorry to see this news about your beautiful Brent! The picture is the way I remember him. So handsome! My heart and prayers are with you both! Mary Voigtman

    Patty Burmeister says:

    Mary and Ed, I am terribly sorry for your loss of Brent. He was such a precious person. I will keep your family in my prayers. Love to all.

    Rhett & Dawn Cody says:

    Brian and Mr. & Mrs. Burks; Our hearts are heavy and we are thinking of all of you each day, since we heard of Brent’s passing. We lift you up in our prayers.

    Chris Spears says:


    So sorry for your loss. He was such a great guy and a great brother.

    I’ll pray for some peace for you and your family.


    Nancy M Hale says:

    Mary and Ed,
    My heart breaks for you. A young life snuffed out too soon. Please know that you will be in our prayers at this sad time.
    Bill and Nancy

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