October 9, 1935 - February 20, 2022
Glenda Starr, 86, of Benton, AR (formerly of Magnolia, AR) joined her loved ones in Heaven on February 20, 2022, following a lengthy illness. Glenda was born Oct. 9, 1935 to William Ivory Dodson and Myrtle Ozie Wise Dodson of the Macedonia community near Magnolia, AR. She is preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Howard W. Starr, her parents, and her brother, Jerry Dodson. She is survived by her 3 daughters, Jerri Starr Puska (Ed Person), Benton, AR, Patti Starr Staugh (Fred), Cedar Rapids, IA, Pami Starr Rusterholz (Mark), Fayetteville, AR, grandchildren, Justin Puska (Ashley), Benton, AR, Holly Huff (Chad), Jacksonville, AR, Candice Wade (Matt), Bradenton, FL, Freddie Staugh (Gentry), Monahans, TX, Kyle Rusterholz (Tori), Fayetteville, AR, Adam Rusterholz and great grandchildren, Wren and Ezra Jane Puska, Connor and Carson Huff, and Lawson and Harlon Staugh. Glenda was an accomplished seamstress having been a utility operator for a coat factory, followed by a successful career with various administrative positions with Magnolia, Arkansas City, and Waldo public schools. In retirement years, she served as the secretary & bookkeeper of the Macedonia Cemetery Fund. Glenda became a follower of Jesus at age 12 and joined Macedonia Baptist church. After moving to Benton in 2014, she found a second church home with Sharon Baptist. Being very social, her life activities were surrounded by family and friends sharing church activities, camping, dominoes, bunco, and shopping. She liked to GO! and wherever she went, she soon had a group of girlfriends. Most recently she enjoyed her new friends residing at Fox Ridge Senior Living, Bryant, AR. A Benton visitation will be held Tuesday, 3/1/22, 4–6 pm at Sharon Baptist Church fellowship hall, Benton, AR. Magnolia services will include a visitation, Friday 3/4/22, 6-8 pm at Lewis Funeral home, with funeral services Saturday, 3/5/22, 2 pm Macedonia Baptist Church, followed by interment at Macedonia Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to either the Macedonia Cemetery Fund, 760 AR-160, Magnolia, AR 71753, or Sharon Baptist Widows Ministry, 402 Shenandoah Rd., Benton AR 72019. The family would like to express special thanks for the many prayers, visits, meals, cards, and loving care provided by: • Sharon Baptist Widows Ministry and Meals program • Saline Hospice staff and volunteers (Kathy, Lori, Chyristina, Danielle, Christy, Bro. Jim, Sue, Stephanie, Mendi, Wendy, Paula, and Janice) • Pleasant Hills Adult Services – Daisy House and staff.
Glenda Starr, 86, of Benton, AR (formerly of Magnolia, AR) joined her loved ones in Heaven on February 20, 2022, following a lengthy illness. Glenda was born Oct. 9, 1935 to William Ivory Dodson and Myrtle Ozie Wise Dodson of the Macedonia... View Obituary & Service Information
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