Wilma Lee Starks, 86, of Paducah passed away at 1:25 p.m. Thursday, January 31, 2013, at her residence at Culpepper Place in Paducah.
She was a member of Twelve Oaks Baptist Church, where she had served as pianist for 30 years. She was retired from Sears as a decorator consultant and also worked at JC Penney as a drapery consultant.
She is survived by three sons, Larry Starks of Bardstown, Ky., Mike Starks of Ponte Vedra, Fla., and Phillip Starks of Paducah, Ky.; one granddaughter; three stepgranddaughters; four grandsons; four stepgrandsons; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Ernest E. Starks; one sister, Anna McDonald; one brother, Leonard Salyer Jr.; and a daughter-in-law, Regina Starks. Her parents were Leonard and Mary Elizabeth Lee Salyer.
Services will be at 12 noon Saturday, February 2, 2013, at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with the Rev. Louis Brinker officiating.
Burial will follow at Maplelawn Park Cemetery in Paducah.
Friends may call after 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 2, 2013, at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Twelve Oaks Baptist Church Building Fund, 2110 New Holt Road, Paducah, KY 42001 or Lourdes Hospice, P.O. Box 7100, Paducah, KY 42002-7100.
You may also leave a message of sympathy or light a candle on line at www.milnerandorr.com.