Starkey, Perry (South Pittsburg)

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Perry Starkey, a beloved husband, father, brother and grandfather, gained his wings to heaven on Tuesday, January 15, 2019.   

Perry was 62 years old and a lifetime member of the South Pittsburg, Tennessee community.    

His spent his career being self- employed in detailing automobiles.   Perry was a member of the Unity Community Church in South Pittsburg, Tennessee.

Perry was preceded in death by his parents, George and Mary Green; son, Markus Starkey; brother, Avery Green; and sister,  Wendy Hale.

To carry on his legacy are his beloved wife, Deborah Starkey; sons, Timothy (Kasey) Starkey and Myron Baker; daughters, Valerie Trimew and Charlotte Trimew; brothers, George, Calvin and Charles Green; sisters, Flo Green, Lajuania (Jimmy) Lovelady, Tammy Lankford, Goivonne Johnson; several nieces and nephews along with a host of grandchildren.

Visitations for family and friends will be held at Tate Funeral Home in Jasper on Saturday, Jan. 19, from 12-2 p.m. CST.

Funeral services will follow immediately at 2 p.m. CST in the chapel of Tate Funeral Home with Pastor George Green officiating.    

Perry will be laid to rest at Anderson Cemetery in Jasper, Tn.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Tate Funeral Home, LLC, 950 Mel Dixon Lane, Jasper, Tn. 37347.


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