Elizabeth Ann "Betty" Starr, 82, of Marietta, passed away at 12:40 a.m. on Saturday (June 8, 2013) at The Arbors. She was born on March 22, 1931, in Detroit, Mich., a daughter of Andrew and Catherine Yaremko Kachovee.
On Oct. 10, 1953, she married William Starr who survives with three daughters, Sandra Starr (Brad Burke) of Marietta, Karen (Mark) Stewart of Marietta, Barbara (Nick) Roberts of Belpre; seven granddaughters, Robin Stewart (Simon Diki), Jennifer Stewart, Amy (Keith) Huck, Katie Starr, Emily, Kayla and Leah Roberts; three great-grandchildren, Cannon and Greyson Huck and Maya Diki. She is also survived by her sister, Mary Jane Saylors of New Mexico; her aunt, Mary Crum of Caldwell; and several cousins.
Betty was a 1949 graduate of Belle Valley High School, a member of American Legion Auxiliary Post 64, VFW Post 5108 Ladies Auxiliary, Golden Moose, OCCL, and a former Girl Scout leader. She was an avid reader and enjoyed playing cards and bingo.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday (June 15) at 11 a.m. at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with Pastor Todd Hill of Grace Baptist Church in Parkersburg officiating. Interment will follow in East Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home after 5 p.m. on Friday with family from 5 to 8 p.m.
The family would like to thank the staff at The Arbors for their kindness, comfort and care. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to American Legion Auxiliary Buckeye Girl's State Program.