Clara Joanne Starks

Clara Joanne Starks Clara Joanne Starks, age 82 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Saturday, July 1, 2017. Born Friday, December 7, 1934 in Winnfield, Louisiana, she was preceded in death by her parents, Oree Allen and Pearl McMurry Allen; and husband, Pete Starks. Joanne loved her family, especially those grandchildren. She loved to spend as much time asshe could on Saline Lake in her boat fishing. Joanne enjoyed searching for hidden treasures (antiques) in old estates, as wellas searching for arrow heads and fossils. Mrs. Starks enjoyed reading and talking about history and loved the outdoors.Those left to cherish her memory include her sons, Ken Starks (Jan), Natchitoches, LA and Ronnie Starks (Arlinda), Simmsport, LA; 8 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at Southern Funeral Home with Rev. Stanley Clemmons officiating. Interment followed in Garden of Memories, in Winnfield. Serving the family as pallbearers were Duane Starks, Brad Starks, John Higginbotham, Jr., Daniel Roberts, Josh Johnson, and Kyle Horne. Honorary pallbearers will be David Peddy andLuke Simms. The family would like to thank the entire staff of The Courtyard of Natchitoches for the wonderful care they gave toMrs. Starks. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.southernfuneralhome.com.

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