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Mary Sue "Granny" Starling, 89, of Bluefield, WV went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 2, 2018.
Born October 14, 1928 Sue was a daughter of the late Dennis Clyde Taylor and the late Rachael Virginia Carbaugh Taylor.
Mary loved to cook and bake, she was a church organist, and was affectionately known as Granny by everybody. She was a lifelong member of the Thompson Chapel United Methodist Church on John Nash Blvd.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Emmett "Bo" Starling; a brother, C.J. Taylor; and a sister, Betty Jo Worrell.
Those left to cherish her memory include her loving sons, Ray Starling and wife, Celesta of Bluefield, WV and Kenneth Starling and wife, Lisa of Tazewell, VA; a daughter, Susan Rannells and husband, Edmund of Bluefield, WV; four grandchildren, Aaron Starling and wife, Traci of Rocky Gap, VA, Jessica Pyles and husband, Danny of Concord, NC, Ryan Shrader and wife, Amanda of North Tazewell, VA, and Marshall Shrader of North Tazewell, VA; ten great grandchildren, Isaac Pyles, Morgan Johnson, Ivie Radford, Joseph Shrader, Kaidyn Shrader, Connor Shrader, Eli Shrader, Hayes Shrader, Rigby Blevins, and Tenley Blevins; many nieces, nephews, extended family and a host of friends.
Services to celebrate the life of Mary Sue "Granny" Starling will be held 11:00AM Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at Roselawn Funeral Home with Pastor Randy Sargent officiating. Following the services Sue will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband, "Bo" in Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Princeton. Those given the honor to serve as pallbearers are Rick Dobbins, Bill Aldridge, Steve Mitchell, Allen Fuller, Denver Akers, Ricky Thomas, and Mark Milford.
Friends may gather with the family from 6:00PM until 8:00PM Monday, March 5, 2018 at Roselawn Funeral Home, Princeton.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Thompson Chapel United Methodist Church Building Fund.
Online condolences and other information can be found by visiting www.roselawnfuneral.com
Roselawn Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, 450 Courthouse Road, Princeton is honored to be serving the family.
Published on March 3, 2018
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