2/4/15 —- Elsie R. Starnes

Elsie R. Starnes “Beebaw”, passed this life on Saturday, January 31st, 2015 at Harton Regional Medical Center in Tullahoma at the age of 90.

Mrs. Starnes was born December 29th, 1924 in New Bedford, MA to the late James and Lucy King Robinson.

During her life, she worked at The Parris Store in Tullahoma for over 20 years, and was a member of Wesley Heights United Methodist Church as well as The Order of the Eastern Star.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Starnes is preceded in death by her husband, Carl M. Starnes; two sisters, Ivy Robinson and Freida Changarlides; two brothers, Fred and Harry Robinson; and one daughter, Patricia Ann Starnes.

She is survived by one son, Tommy Starnes and his wife Peggy of Ardmore; three daughters, Cathy Damron and her husband Justin of Tullahoma, Debi Ingram Cook and her husband Billy of Tullahoma, and Margie Lowe and her husband Paul of Manchester; Nine grandchildren, Vicky Bradford and her husband Steve, Becky Shelton and her husband Dexter, Robert Starnes and his wife Karie, Jeremy Damron and his wife Sherri, Jasen Damron and his wife Natalie, Jimmy Ingram, Paul Lowe Jr. and his fiancé Lauren, Matt Lowe and his wife K.T., and Cody Lowe and his wife Jessica; and 24 great-grandchildren, Stephanie, Trace, Katie and her husband Drew, Carly, Sam, Abigail, Ayden, Jeremy Wayne, Jacob, Jase, Jack, J.P., Ashley, Emma, Chesnie, Alexis, Calyssa, Bailynn, Tommy, Lucy, Luke, Brooklyn, Camryn, and Charlotte.

Visitation for Mrs. Starnes will be held on Tuesday, February 3rd from 5:00-8:00 pm at Kilgore Funeral Home.

Funeral Services will take place Wednesday, February 4th at 1:00 pm in the Kilgore Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Jim Fields and J.C. Stewart officiating.

Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens in Tullahoma.

For those who wish the family asks that donations be made to Wesley Heights United Methodist Church 2101 E. Lincoln St. Tullahoma, TN, 37388.

Kilgore Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.flower a