Obituaries

Donald Hart
B: 1930-07-30
D: 2017-10-17
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Hart, Donald
Carol Best
B: 1929-04-05
D: 2017-10-07
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Best, Carol
Sharon Ledger
B: 1946-08-07
D: 2017-09-28
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Ledger, Sharon
Rayburn Pruitt
B: 1925-06-04
D: 2017-09-20
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Pruitt, Rayburn
Eleanor Santee
B: 1931-12-29
D: 2017-09-10
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Santee, Eleanor
Donald Putman
B: 1937-07-10
D: 2017-09-08
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Putman, Donald
Autherine Houts
B: 1926-09-20
D: 2017-08-10
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Houts, Autherine
Maria Ascencio
B: 1929-04-19
D: 2017-08-06
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Ascencio, Maria
Bobby Moody
B: 1932-06-30
D: 2017-07-30
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Moody, Bobby
John Tarbet
B: 1964-12-31
D: 2017-07-30
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Tarbet, John
Bryan Pickett
B: 1963-04-05
D: 2017-07-29
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Pickett, Bryan
Phillip Winn
B: 1959-10-12
D: 2017-07-27
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Winn, Phillip
Joan Rifenburgh
B: 1933-11-14
D: 2017-07-24
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Rifenburgh, Joan
Debra Isaacs
B: 1956-12-05
D: 2017-07-22
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Isaacs, Debra
James Isaacs
B: 1952-01-22
D: 2017-07-21
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Isaacs, James
Errol Rutledge
B: 1940-04-16
D: 2017-07-05
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Rutledge, Errol
David Head
B: 1956-08-31
D: 2017-07-04
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Head, David
Ouida Head
B: 1934-10-11
D: 2017-07-04
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Head, Ouida
Ruth Hogan
B: 1919-07-29
D: 2017-06-26
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Hogan, Ruth
Carolina Lopez
B: 1919-12-27
D: 2017-06-20
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Lopez, Carolina
Dustin Logan
B: 1985-03-14
D: 2017-06-17
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Logan, Dustin

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Since our founding, the guiding principle of Starbuck Funeral Home has been the commitment to treating each family who comes to us as our own. With sincerity, pride, and dedication, we are committed to this time-honored tradition.                                            

Our family opened the doors of the funeral home in Abilene TX (Merkel) years ago. Our reputation for providing the highest quality of service grew, and today we are privileged to serve hundreds of area families each year as a leader among Abilene funeral homes.  
                                                        
In recent years, we’ve gathered together a staff of highly-qualified and deeply caring individuals to assist us in continuing the local funeral home’s mission of providing excellence in funeral services in Abilene to families in their time of need.
                                                                      
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Welcome your family and friends to our funeral home for your planned services, including a viewing, visitation, funeral or memorial service.

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Make all arrangements with regard to the services whether they are held at your place of worship, our funeral home, cemetery, or alternate gathering place.

Provide you with beautiful funeral print materials, including memorial folders, prayer cards and book marks. We also offer personalized note cards for you to acknowledge the emotional support you received from friends, co-workers and community members.

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Prepare all paperwork, including vital record statistics, permits, filing and obtaining death certificates, and assistance with life insurance, veteran’s benefits and Social Security claims.

...every step of the way!

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