|Birth: ||Jan. 26, 1910|
|Death: ||Dec. 5, 1997|
Mary Arletta warren McCoy Stark, 87, died Dec 5, 1997 at the Idaho Falls Care Center.
Funeral Services were held Dec 9 at Schwab Mortuary under the direction of Pastor David McCoy. Interment Smoot Cemetery.
Mary was born Jan 26, 1910 in Osmond to Ivan and Annie Warren. She went to elementary school in Freedom, where she and her two brothers rode 2 1/2 miles on a horse. She learned the power of prayer early from her mother, and it helped her with all her problems through the years. She went to work as a housekeeper at the age of 16.
She married Don McCoy Aug 20, 1929 in Paris, ID. he died in January 1950. She married Leo Stark on Sept 15, 1981. She was a member of the World Wide Church of God.
Mary lived a year in Boulder, CO, when Don was in the CCC's and a year each in Kemmerer and Superior WY, when he worked in the coal mines. The rest of Mary's life ws spent on the homestead ranch in Forest Dell, where she worked hard helping with the farming and running of their steam=powered sawmill until Don's death.
Mary and Don took in their niece, Gloria at 18 months and cared for her until she was nine. They also cared for two foster children, Jack and Marian Harmon for about three years.
After she married Leo they lived on the Forest Dell ranch until June 1995, when due to health problems, she sold the ranch and moved to Williamina OR. In June 1997 due to failing health she moved in with her sister Rhea Higley in Idaho Falls. She lived there until her death on Dec 5, following a short stay in the hospital and the Idaho Falls Care Center.
Survivors: husband Leo Stark; son L.D. McCoy, Sheridan OR; daughter, Mrs Steve (Crystal) Wingort, Blackfoot; two sisters and four brothers, Bennie Call Logan, UT Rhea Higley, Idaho Falls; Austin Warren Afton; Elma warren Logan, UT; Delbert Warren and Calvin Warren, Freedom; six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Stark, Mary Arletta (5 Dec 1997)Star Valley Independent
Mary Arletta Warren is the daughter of Ivan Walter Warren and Annie OR Dolly Stumpp
Mary Arletta Warren married Don Lelian MCCOY 20 Aug 1929
Don Lelian McCoy (1906 - 1979)*
Created by: Carol STEVENS
Record added: Aug 21, 2008
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Added: Feb. 26, 2011