Lois Wilder Starnes


Lois Wilder Starnes, age 105, the widow of Q.B. Starnes, passed away Monday, December 31, 2018 at the Terrace in Berea.

Lois was born July 7, 1913 in Bell County, to the late Levi and Bessie (Wilder) Wilder

She is survived by one son, Winford Wilder Wink (Lura) Starnes of Richmond, KY; two sisters, Fannie (Phillip) Harrison of Berea, KY; June Stewart of Mt. Vernon, KY; two grandchildren, Suzette Starnes (Jeff) Whitehead and Stephanie Starnes (Jamie) Davis, both of Athens, TN; one son-in-law, Sam Lane of Centerville, OH, as well as three great grandchildren, Lily Davis, Jordy Davis and Daisy Davis.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Nancy Starnes Lane, one brother, Joe Wilder, two sisters, Lena Guinn, Virgie Cox, and daughter-in-law, Clairene Starnes.

Funeral services will be12:00 PM Thursday, January 3, 2018, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home, with Bro. Bill Browning officiating. Burial will follow in the Manse Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Earl Alexander, Tom Curtis, Cliff Worthington, Jud Patterson, John Pruitt and Joe Wilson. Honorary pallbearers will be Helen Estes, Juanita Estes, Jean Gilliam, Betty Lou Adams, and Martha Exline.

Visitation will be from 11 AM until 12 noon on Thursday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made Madison County Animal Shelter, 1386 Richmond Road, Berea, KY 40403.
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