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Hazel Beatrice (McInturff) Starkey

Born: Sun., Jun. 11, 1922
Died: Tue., May 9, 2017


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., May 11, 2017
Location: Thacker Brothers Scottsville Funeral Home

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Fri., May 12, 2017
Location: Scottsville Independent Baptist Church

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Hazel M. Starkey

     Hazel Beatrice (McInturff) Starkey, 94, of Scottsville, passed away on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at her residence.

     She was born on June 11, 1922, in Erwin, Tennessee, a daughter of the late Dave and Cora (Jones) McInturff.

     In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Rufus Starkey; two brothers, Willard and Everett; four sisters, Edith, Ada, Lilly, and Ruby; and a daughter-in-law, Wendy Starkey.

     Mrs. Starkey was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a member of Scottsville Independent Baptist Church where she was known as the "Mother of the Church."  She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, gardening, and canning.

     Survivors include five children, David Shelton and wife, Gloria of Hopewell, Judy Starkey of Palmyra, Joseph Starkey and wife, Tammy of Louisa, Jim Starkey and wife, Linda of Scottsville, and Jack Starkey of Buckingham; a sister, Gladys Arwood of Gary, Indiana; eight grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, 17 great-great- grandchildren, four great-great-great-grandchildren, and a number of nieces, nephews, and other extended family members.

     A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. on Friday, May 12, 2017, at the Scottsville Independent Baptist Church by Pastors Harlin Sykes and Margaret Bragg. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

     The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday evening, May 11, 2017, at Thacker Brothers Scottsville Funeral Home.

     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Scottsville Independent Baptist Church, 181 Shores Road, Palmyra, VA 22963.

     Family and friends may share memories and photos at www.thackerbrothers.com


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David Vaughan at Seay's Chapel
   Posted Thu May 11, 2017
The members of Seay's Chapel want to extend our condolences. The family will be in our prayers. We can relate to the loss of such a cherished loved one and friend of Christ's Holy Church.

Nancy Seale
   Posted Fri May 12, 2017
Judy & Family
I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts & prayers.

Don Linke
   Posted Mon May 22, 2017
Mr. Starkey,
Would like to express my sorry for you on the loss of your mother. I know you two were extremely close. Good news is she'll be waiting for you in GLORY!!
Don Linke

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