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Gretchen Loriene Stark West

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Gretchen Loriene Stark West, 98, of Coalmont passed away at 7:15 a.m. Thurday, April 23, 2009 at her residence.

She was born Nov. 19, 1910 in Clay County to Clyde Roscoe Stark and Grace Jeffers Stark.

She was a wonderful mother and housewife and loved serving her Lord. She was a member of Coalmont Baptist Church where she was involved with many activities and played the piano for many years. She worked in the cafeteria in the Shakamak Elementary and Junior High School at Coalmont.

Survivors include, sons and daughters-in-law, Jimmie and Patricia Miller of Peoria, IL and Brad and Barbara West of Coalmont; five grandchildren, Howard Green of Midland, Steve Miller of Ashburn, VA, Beth Foster of Richmond, VA, Christina Brown of Deerfield Beach, VA and Matthew West of Coalmont; eight great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews

She was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Howard Dale Green, a sister: Bertha Bare; step-sisters, Babe Neal and Ethel Daniels; brothers, Jesse Stark, Kossuth Stark; and step-brother, Bud Daniels

Visitation will be 1-2 P.M. Sunday at McClanahan-Lee Funeral Home in Jasonville.

Services are at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home with Pastor Brad West officiating.

Burial will be at Sanders Cemetery near Lewis.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Jasonville First Baptist Church. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.