Anna Reba Frances Trent Starke, age 92, of Florence, MO died Tuesday, April 4, 2023, at the Golden Age Living Center in Stover, MO.
She was born September 27, 1930, in Thornfield, MO, the daughter of Claude E. and Georgia E. (Sisemore) Trent, who preceded her in death.
On October 24, 1968, she married Bill D. Starke who preceded her in death on September 20, 1997.
Frances was a bookkeeper before her marriage and a homemaker after she married Bill. Later she was a farmer alongside her husband. When she was 70 years old she went to school to become a certified nurse assistant and worked at Tipton Oak Manor in the Alzheimer Unit, which she really enjoyed.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Billy Trent; and two sisters, Betty Schick and Marie Peters.
Surviving are two daughters, Lizabeth “Iggie” Brown of Sun City, AZ and Starla Starke of Columbia, MO; a son, John Starke (Ginny) of Florence, MO; three granddaughters, Courtnee Fasulo (Bryan) of Phoenix, AZ, Ashley Witte (Chris) of Stover, MO, and Karen Nolting (Jacob) of Florence, MO; five great-grandchildren, C.J., Brooklyn, Darrian, Elliott, and Jackson; and one great-great grandson, Elias.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, April 11, 2023, at Meisenheimer-Page-Dady Funeral Home in Tipton, MO with Pastor Bill Johnson, officiating. Burial will follow in the Syracuse Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Monday, April 10, 2023, at Meisenheimer-Page-Dady Funeral Home in Tipton, MO.
Pallbearers will be: Staff Sgt. CJ Williams, Darrian McEwen, Chris Witte, Jacob Nolting, Tracy Peters, Mike Trent, and Joe Kuttenkuler.
Memorial contributions are suggested to: Hospice Compassus, Osage Beach Office.
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