Athens Review, Athens, Texas

January 15, 2013

Maxine Starkes


The Athens Review

MALAKOFF — Memorial service for Maxine Starkes will be Wednesday January 16, 2013 at noon at the Faith Community Baptist Church with Bro. Dale Norris officiating.

Ms. Maxine, age 86, went home to be with her Lord on January 14, 2013 in Malakoff, TX.  She was born to W.E. Scott and Myrtle Decker Scott on October 11, 1926 in Vernon, TX.  She was one of eight children.

Maxine was a talented pianist.  She loved using that talent to serve her Lord as the pianist for Faith Community Baptist Church where she was a blessed member.

She is survived by her daughter Judy Burnett of Corsicana, TX and son Richard and wife Teresa Murray of Allen, TX.  She is also survived by her grandchildren Angela Howard, John A. Burnett, Hannah Burnett, Brandon Murray, Nicki Spears, and Amy Raidt.  Her legacy continues with seven great-grandchildren Alexis Spears, Cody Spears, Alexandra Davis, Alexander Davis, Rian Howard, Miranda Burnett, and Payton Burnett.

Maxine is preceded in death by her husband Buster Leon Starkes, parents W.E. and Myrtle Scott, four brothers, three sisters, and son-in-law John C. Burnett.

Online condolences can be made at www.tomlinsonfuneral.com