LaVerne Teaff
B: 1924-09-04
D: 2016-11-29
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Teaff, LaVerne
Wayne Barney
B: 1947-03-25
D: 2016-11-29
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Barney, Wayne
Patsy McCarthy
B: 1932-02-14
D: 2016-11-23
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McCarthy, Patsy
Ronda Ashenfelter
B: 1968-02-20
D: 2016-11-08
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Ashenfelter, Ronda
Vertis Ross
B: 1922-10-03
D: 2016-11-05
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Ross, Vertis
Marjorie McRee
B: 1936-07-07
D: 2016-11-02
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McRee, Marjorie
David Rhodes
B: 1965-02-16
D: 2016-10-29
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Rhodes, David
Ruby Boone
B: 1930-10-07
D: 2016-10-17
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Boone, Ruby
Tammie Hill
B: 1978-01-08
D: 2016-10-13
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Hill, Tammie
Royce Owens
B: 1935-08-28
D: 2016-10-12
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Owens, Royce
Laura Cox
B: 1965-08-20
D: 2016-10-10
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Cox, Laura
Eula Crawford
B: 1922-01-29
D: 2016-09-30
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Crawford, Eula
Tressie Lucas
B: 1918-12-29
D: 2016-09-21
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Lucas, Tressie
Benjamin Rogers
B: 1928-11-06
D: 2016-09-14
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Rogers, Benjamin
Willie Martin
B: 1931-06-16
D: 2016-09-01
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Martin, Willie
Jerry Williams
B: 1954-05-17
D: 2016-08-30
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Williams, Jerry
Dennis Webb
B: 1973-06-13
D: 2016-08-18
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Webb, Dennis
Stacie Davis
B: 1974-12-04
D: 2016-08-18
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Davis, Stacie
O.D. Pool
B: 1926-02-11
D: 2016-08-10
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Pool, O.D.
Jesse Palacios
B: 1970-02-23
D: 2016-07-15
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Palacios, Jesse
Donald Tutt
B: 1965-06-12
D: 2016-07-11
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Tutt, Donald


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Starbuck Funeral Home prides itself of being among the best West Texas, Merkel, and Abilene funeral homes. 

For over 100 years, when we made the caskets in our furniture store, the west Texas community has trusted Starbuck Funeral Home with helping them plan celebration of life services. 

We serve every family in our community with great pride. We are able to offer a wide range of services to meet your families needs and customs. We will listen to you and your wishes to help plan a celebration consistent with your expectations. We will take the time to plan every detail and help to relieve the burden on your family during your time of loss.

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Starbuck Funeral Home

201 Edwards St
Merkel, TX 79536
Phone: (325) 928-4711
Fax: 325 928 3078

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