Barbara Ann Starks, 68, of Dalton, GA, died Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.
Barbara was born March 18, 1944 in Douglasville, GA, a daughter of the late Albert Lee and Susan Arbella Morris; and was also preceded in death by her husband, James Earl Starks; sister, Desilee Morris.
She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Gail Heath of Sugar Valley, GA, James Claude and Mary Ellen Starks of Calhoun, GA, Ben Earl Starks and Teresa Wilbanks of Dalton; daughter and son-in-law, Phyllis Ann Heath and Jimmy Hudgins of Rocky Face; brothers and sister-in-law, Frankie and Brenda Morris of Plainville, GA and Claude Morris of Nashville; sisters and brother-in-law, Janie Morris of Alton, MO, Florence and Johnny Jones of Plainville, GA, Mildred Irene Morris of Texa; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Barbara Ann Starks will be held Friday, October 19, at 1 p.m. at Ponders Melrose Chapel with Reverend James Ghorley officiating. She will be laid to rest beside her husband at the Concord Cemetery in Cohutta, GA. Chris Bailey, Chris Walden, Roy Lee Greeson, Michael Jones, Tommy Walden, and Jimmy Hudgins will serve as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel from 5-9 p.m. Thursday, October 18 and after 10 a.m. Friday, October 19.
Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel.