Wilma Joyce Starkey

Female 1937 - 2009  (72 years)


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  • Name Wilma Joyce Starkey 
    Born 9 Aug 1937  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Religion Church of Christ  [1
    Died 23 Dec 2009  McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • at home in
    Buried 26 Dec 2009  Smyrna Cemetery, Irving College, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I283  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 29 Mar 2014 

    Father Herman Starkey,   b. 24 Nov 1900, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1974, (DeKalb County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Velma Bales,   b. 0___ 1903, Knox County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1993, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years) 
    Married (Warren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Family ID F4716  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Morris Waymon Hennessee 
    Children 
     1. Wesley Wendall Hennessee
     2. Mark Anthony Hennessee
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F106  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Aug 1937 - Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Dec 2009 - McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 26 Dec 2009 - Smyrna Cemetery, Irving College, Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • McMinnville resident and Warren County native Wilma Joyce Hennessee, age 72, was born August 9, 1937 and died December 23, 2009 at her residence following an extended illness. A homemaker and a member of Earlyville Church of Christ, she was the daughter of the late Herman and Velma Bales Starkey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sister, Violet Barrett and brother, Bill Starkey.

      She was married 53 years to Morris Hennessee of McMinnville. In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Wesley Wendell and Margaret Hennessee of Murfreesboro, TN and Mark Anthony and Denise Hennessee of Grundy County, TN; four grandchildren, Lindsey Hennessee, Steven Hennessee, Jonathan Hennessee and Kimberly Hennessee; three brothers, Alford Starkey, Clifford Starkey and Hugh Starkey and several nieces and nephews.

      Funeral service was held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 26, 2009 in High's Chapel with Johnny Lance officiating. Burial followed in the Smyrna Cemetery. [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S50364] http://www.highfuneralhome.com/fh/obituaries/obituary.cfm?o_id=1706077&fh_id=11416.

    2. [S44399] legacy.com.

    3. [S928] "The Cantrill-Cantrell Genealogy" A Record of the Descendants of Richard.