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Pauline “Polly” Adams Starkey, 82, of Lesage, W.Va., devoted wife, daughter, mother, and grandmother went home to be with the Lord Saturday, Jan. 8, 2000. Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, January 11th, at Heck Funeral Home with Pastor Paul Meadows officiating. Burial in Union Ridge Cemetery. She was born Aug. 1, 1917 in Huntington, W.Va., a daughter of the late Charles W. and Golda Wilkes Adams. She was also preceded in her death by her husband, Harry T. Starkey, two brothers, Earl B. and Carl H. Adams; a sister-in-law, Irma H. Adams; a son-in-law, Elwood Spurlock, Jr.; and a niece, Wanda Adams Light. Polly was a homemaker and a member of Sunrise United Methodist Church.
She is survived by three daughters and two sons-in-law, Phyllis A. Spurlock of Ona, W.Va, Mary F. and David A. Clagg of Lesage, Carolyn “Jeannie” and Ronald G. Nicholson of Ceredo, W.Va.; one brother, Fred M. Adams of Lesage; three sisters-in-law, Anna Adams of of Huntington, W.Va, Marie Holl
ey of Pliny, W.Va, and Opal McComas of Milton, WVa, special cousins, W. D. “Buddy' and Mary Wilkes of South Point, Ohio; nephews, Carl and Phyllis Adams of Independence, Ky., and Tom and Mary Lou Light of Huntington; seven grandchildren, Lea and Rodney Bodmer of Glenwood, W.Va, Tony and Kelly Spurlock of Ona, Barbie and Carl Lovins of Huntington Brent and Sherry Clagg of Lesage, Paula and Rodney Cremeans of Ona, Daniel and Jamie Nicholson of Kenova, W.Va, Pam and Larry Gue of Ceredo; fourteen great-grandchildren, Eric and Chad Bodmer, Garrett Spurlock, Meghan, Brandi and Bryan Lovins, Steven and Drake Clagg, Courtney and Lindsey Cremeans, Jessica and Jonathan Nicholson, and Kristy and Sean Gue; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, neighbors, and friends. Heck Funeral Home, Milton, was in charge of arrangements.

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