Louis D. Starnes

April 14, 1942 ~ May 13, 2021 (age 79)


Louis D. Starnes, 79 of Morristown, passed away Thursday, May 13, 2021 at his residence.  He was a member of Watkins Chapel United Methodist Church.  He was preceded in death by his parents: Roy and Cordie Starnes and sister, Lois Ann Cole.

Louis leaves his wife of 60 years, Emily Jo Starnes; children: Jeff (Alice) Starnes, Todd (Donna) Starnes and Vicki (Craig) Fowler.  Grandchildren: Megan (Adam) Burchfield, Kendall (Paul) Carter, Andrew (McKenzie) Fowler, Makenzie Starnes, Hannah Starnes, Louis Starnes, II and Emily Starnes.  Great grandchildren: Jensen Carter, Kaylee Carter, Lincoln Burchfield and baby Fowler (Oct. 2021).

Louis' family will receive friends, Saturday, May 15, 2021 at Mayes Mortuary from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM.  Funeral services will be 1:00 PM, Sunday, May 16, 2021 at Watkins Chapel United Methodist Church with Rev. Darrell Chambers and Rev. Charles Shipley officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The body will lie in state, one hour prior to services at the church.

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May 15, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Mayes Mortuary
444 West Main Street
Morristown, TN 37814

Funeral Service
May 16, 2021

1:00 PM
Watkins Chapel United Methodist Church

Interment following funeral service
May 16, 2021

Watkins Chapel United Methodist Church

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