September 20, 2018

COLLEENL. STARKEY, 85, passed away on Friday, September 14, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. Colleen was born on January 7, 1933, in Lesage, W.Va., to the late Grover and Carroll Holley Massie. In addition to her parents, Colleen is preceded in death by her husband, Franklin Starkey, and sister, Joann Massie. She is survived by her sons, Rodney (Annette) Starkey and Eric Douglas Starkey; daughter, Valerie (Dean) Starkey; granddaughter, Erica Starkey; grandson, Michael Starkey; great-grandchildren, Gauge, Eriana, Mateo, Eric; sister, Leah (Ken) Brewer; many nieces, nephews and wonderful friends. Colleen was a lifetime member of Eastern Star. She enjoyed cooking, square dancing, gardening and spending time with family and friends. Family will receive friends on Monday, September 24, 2018, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Newcomer NE Chapel, 3047 E. Dublin-Granville Road, Columbus. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at 10 a.m., with a visitation one hour prior, also at Newcomer NE Chapel. She will be laid to rest in Northlawn Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Colleen’s honor to Christ Presbyterian Church, 4220 Cleveland Ave., Columbus, OH 43224. Messages of condolence may be left at www.NewcomerColumbus.com.

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