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Gloria Joyce Starr Smith

February 22, 1938 — February 12, 2019

Gloria Joyce Starr Smith passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2019. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 16, 2019, at Maynard Baptist Church. Rev. Matthew Bishop will officiate. The family will greet friends following the service at the church. Joyce, the daughter of the late Joseph Carl Starr, Jr. and Virginia Gardner Starr was born February 22, 1938, in Forsyth, Georgia. Her sisters, Geraldine Goodson Ham and Martha Starr Cass and her brother, Karl King Starr preceded her in death. She was a retired LPN, a member of Maynard Baptist Church, a member of Lt. James Monroe Chapter DAR and a member of Cabaniss Chapter 415 UDC. Joyce is survived by her sisters, Mary Mullis (Jimmy) of Forsyth, Virginia Funderburke (Charles) of Forsyth and Barbara Howell (John) of Forsyth; brothers, JC Starr (Artie) and Bill Starr (Kathy) of Forsyth; brother-in-law, Max Ham of Smarr; many nieces and nephews; and scramble game partner Bunny Velderrain. The family would like to express their appreciation to their niece Cindy Starr for being a devoted companion and caretaker in her final days. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to Pine Pointe Hospice, 6261 Peake Road, Macon, GA 31210 or to Maynard Baptist Church, Post Office Box 576, 1195 Juliette Road, Forsyth, Ga 31029. Monroe County Memorial Chapel has charge of arrangements.  
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