Dateline: February 5, 2004
services for Derelle Patten Stark, age 102, were held at 2:00 p.m. on
Saturday, January 31, 2004, in the First Presbyterian Church in Clarendon
with Rev. Bryan Knowles, Pastor of Community Fellowship Church,
officiating. Burial was held
with Eastern Star graveside rites in Citizens Cemetery under the direction
of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.
Stark was born October 15, 1901, in Alba, Texas, and had been a resident
of Clarendon most of her adult life.
She married Leon Heckle Stark on April 29, 1920, in Clarendon.
He preceded her in death on May 6, 1998. She was a member of the
Clarendon Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 6 for more than 50 years and
was the Past Worthy Matron from 1948 to 1949.
She was a homemaker and a member of the First Presbyterian Church.
include one sister, Wilma Warr of Burley, Idaho.
bearers were Trey Chamberlain, Chris Chamberlain, Doug Lowe, Fred
Clifford, Bill Lowe, Maurice Risley, Dr. Charles Deyhle, Sr., and Billy
Powell. Honorary bearers were members of the Clarendon Order of the
Eastern Star Chapter 6.
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