McMinnville resident and Warren County native Herbert Wayne Starkey, 53, was born June 1, 1958 and died Oct. 15 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville following a brief illness.
An employee of Forest Nursery and member of the Church of Christ, he was the son of Alford and Nellie Starkey of McMinnville. In addition to his parents, he is survived by one brother and sister-in-law, Billy and Joyce Starkey of McMinnville; uncles and aunts, Clifford and Khyva Starkey, Hugh Starkey, Isabell Bouldin and Morris Hennessee, all of McMinnville, and Ann Starkey of Lakeland, Fla., and several cousins.
Funeral service was held Tuesday, Oct. 18, in High’s Chapel with David Costello officiating. Burial followed at Smyrna Cemetery.
High Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Oct. 19, 2011