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Helen M. Starry - Louisburg Herald: Obituaries

October 13, 2015

Helen M. Starry

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Posted: Wednesday, May 29, 2013 8:00 am

Helen M. Starry


Helen M. Gooding Starry, 97, died May 20, 2013.

Helen was born Jan. 22, 1916, in Des Moines, Iowa, to Harry and Emma Gooding. She was a lifelong resident of Kansas City.

She met the love of her life, E.K. Starry, while working as a bank teller. She enjoyed travel, watching sports, painting, playing bridge and her many friends and family.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband; her brothers, Ray Gooding and James Gooding; her sisters, Mildred Garnier and Genevieve Brown; nieces, Shirley Taylor and Barbara Corkill; and brother-in-law, George Starry.

She is survived by her nieces and nephews, Ernestine Iseman, Beverly Yantzi, Jim Gooding, Richard Garnier, Linda Hudson, Janet Deines, Harry Gooding, Jack Gooding, Doug Gooding, Brian Gooding, Will Gooding and Martha Black.

A funeral service was Friday at Combs Chapel, Country Club Christian Church, 6101 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64113, followed by burial in Louisburg Cemetery. Arrangements by D.W. Newcomer’s Sons, Johnson County Chapel, 11200 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66210, (913) 451-1860. Fond memories and condolences for the family may be left at www.johnsoncountychapel.com.

  • Memorials may be made to Country Club Christian Church, 6101 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64113.

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