Obituaries from the May 15 paper.
Funeral services for Ann Stains, 64, of Starks were held Saturday, May 11, in Starks at Calvary Apostolic Church. Bro. Jeremy Shields officiated. Burial was in Hyatt Cemetery under the direction of Myers-Colonial Funeral Home.
Mrs. Stains died Thursday, May 9, 2013 at her home. She was a native of Starks.
She is survived by her husband, James Willis Stains of Starks; daughters, Gloria Butler and husband, Mark of Trenton, Fla., Phyllis Buster of Ft. White, Fla., Kimberly Ruggles of Gainesville, Fla., Carolyn Langley and husband, Patrick of DeQuincy; sons, Douglas “Doogie” Buster of Archer, Fla., Glenn Stains and wife, Andrea of DeQuincy, Carroll Stains and wife, Cindy of Alexandria, Luther Stains of Westlake, Jack Stains and wife, Janice of Lake Charles; brothers, Cliften Tubbs of Mauriceville, Texas, Rodney Tubbs of Deweyville, Texas, Lester “Woody” Tubbs and wife Jean of Starks and Ruby “Curly” Tubbs of Starks; sister, Shirley Lichty of Houston, Texas; 16 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Alberta B. Shreeve, 68, of Starks died Thursday, May 9, 2013, in a local hospital.
She was of the Baptist faith. She was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She worked for Weiners Department Store for 23 years and for HEB Food Pantry for 12 years.
Survivors include her husband, Lacy Shreeve, Jr.; daughters, Vickie Jackson and husband Pat of Ocklawaha, Fla., and Carla Broussard of Starks; sons, Randall Vincent, Lacy Shreeve, III, and wife Kristina, all of Starks; brother, David Berry; sisters, Mary Ashworth and Sharon Poole; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Macle Clark; sister, Patricia Smith; and brother, Donald Clark.
Her funeral was held Saturday, May 11, at Hixson Funeral Home in Vinton.