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Clara May Starkey Adams
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Birth: Nov. 4, 1894
Death: Feb. 19, 1959

Clara May Starkey was born to Kate and Herbert Starkey November 4, 1894 in Gage Valley, near Palmer, Nebraska. She departed from this life February 19, 1959 in a Hastings, Nebraska hospital at the age of 64 years, 3 months and 15 days.

She spent her childhood near Palmer. On February 28, 1911 she and Fred Adams were united in marriage at St. Paul, Nebraska.

Mrs. Adams was baptized into the Christian faith June 22, 1919 and received into the membership of the Palmer Methodist Church August 18, 1919.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and two infant brothers.

She leaves to mourn her passing her husband, Fred Adams of Cushing; a son, John Berdette Adams; two daughters, Mrs. Violet Cook of Wolbach and Mrs. LaVonne Anderson of Cushing; one sister, Mrs. Millie Smydra of Boelus; two brothers, Wm. Starkey, St. Paul and Bruce Starkey of Palmer; nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and many other relatives and a host of friends.

The Wolbach Messenger, February 26, 1959, page 1, transcribed by Linda Berney
 
 
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 Parents:
  Herbert Starkey (1869 - 1913)
  Kate Cargill Wilson (1875 - 1953)
 
 Spouse:
  Fred Allen Adams (1885 - 1965)
 
 Children:
  Violet May Adams Vardaman (1913 - 1999)*
 
 Siblings:
  Clara May Starkey Adams (1894 - 1959)
  Infant Starkey (1896 - 1896)*
  William H Starkey (1897 - 1974)*
  Millie M. Starkey Smydra (1903 - 1980)*
  Bruce Herbert Starkey (1910 - 1976)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Cemetery
Palmer
Merrick County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: 198
 
Maintained by: A Moore
Originally Created by: Linda Berney
Record added: Aug 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57700754
Clara May <i>Starkey</i> Adams
Added by: Linda Berney
 
 
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