Carma Jean Ervin, 90, passed away Friday, October 4, 2019 at the Bird House, Johnson County Hospice Home.
A Celebration of Life visitation will be held at the Atalissa Fire Station, Saturday October 12, 2019 from 12 pm to 2pm. Lunch will be served. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.hendersonbarkerfuneralhome.com. The Henderson-Barker Funeral Home in West Liberty is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to Bird House of Johnson County.
She was born August 30, 1929 the daughter of Raymond Burke, Sr. and Mabel Kurtz Burke in Muscatine, IA. On March 15, 1948 she was united in marriage to Robert George Ervin in Iowa City, Iowa. Jean lived in Atalissa most of her life where she raised her children.
Carma is survived by her three children, Kenneth (Donna) Ervin of Atalissa, Vicki (Lane) Reid of West Liberty, and Debra (Ed) Chamberlin of Muscatine. Also surviving are her 6 Grandchildren, Chad (Tina) Ervin of Bettendorf, Jaime (Jake) Smith of Riverside, Christopher (Emily) Ervin of Williamsburg, Amy (Brent) Parizek of Lone Tree, Adam Chamberlin of Waterloo and Kalee Chamberlin (fiancé Ben Fetters) of Muscatine, 3 step-grandchildren and her 11 Great Grandchildren.
Preceding her in death was her husband, Bob in 2007, a daughter, Tammy in 1962, and great granddaughter, Lily Ervin, her parents and 4 brothers, Raymond Burke, Jr; Marvin Burke, Robert Burke and Billy Burke.