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Nancy Irene Stark, 79 – Passed September 19, 2019

Nancy Irene Stark, 79, of Cabool, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, September 19, 2019, at Texas County Memorial Hospital in Houston, Missouri.

She was born on July 11, 1940 in Bexter, Arkansas, the daughter of Oscar and Rener (Boatman) Sexton.

Irene grew up in Bexter where she met Henry Stark of Cabool. They were united in marriage and to this union two children were born, Brenda Sue and Floyd Robert Ray. Irene loved her family and spending time with them, especially her grandchildren. She loved being outdoors, gardening, fishing and tending to her animals.

Irene was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Henry and several brothers.

She is survived by her daughter, Brenda Page and husband Tom of Cabool; her son, Robert Stark and wife Enola of Cabool; sister, Pauline Dewitt of Viola, Arkansas; brothers, Frank and Lindell of Bexter; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Services were held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, September 23, 2019, at the funeral chapel with Robert Stark officiating. Pallbearers were Robert and Enola Stark, Edward Dewitt, Shawn Morris, Michael Ball, Jackie Ramsey and Nichole Thompson. Interment was in Antioch Cemetery near Hartshorn, Missouri, under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool. Online condolences may be made at