Shelby Jean Hayes Starke, 76, of Hopewell, VA, passed away Thursday, May 26, 2016, at a Richmond, VA, hospital following a long illness.
Born at Vago, WV, on January 9, 1940, she was the daughter of John Hayes and Estelle Napier Hayes.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Starke; and brother, James Hayes.
Shelby is survived by five children, Andrew, Jack, Edward, Richard, and Cathy, all of Hopewell; four brothers, Thomas and Pat of Waynesboro, VA, Denver of Waynesboro, Robert of Frankford, WV, and Tony of Ronceverte, WV; a sister, JoAnn and Steven Hill of Rifle, CO; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be conducted at 2:30 PM on Saturday, June 4, 2016, at the Clifton Church Cemetery at Maxwelton, WV, with Pastor Joe Hendricks officiating.
Visitation will be from 1-2 PM on Saturday at Morgan Funeral Home in Lewisburg, WV.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.morganfh.net.
Obituary originally published in the June 2, 2016, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.