Obituaries

Sterling Jones
B: 1982-07-07
D: 2017-04-14
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Jones, Sterling
Alberto Chavira
B: 1968-12-06
D: 2017-04-13
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Chavira, Alberto
Terri Huestis
B: 1971-10-07
D: 2017-04-12
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Huestis, Terri
Nelda Smith
B: 1941-06-25
D: 2017-04-11
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Smith, Nelda
Bert Harris
B: 1928-01-28
D: 2017-04-05
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Harris, Bert
Charlotte Carey
B: 1945-04-13
D: 2017-04-01
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Carey, Charlotte
Lavelle Gregory
B: 1924-01-06
D: 2017-03-23
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Gregory, Lavelle
Robert Reed
B: 1929-10-11
D: 2017-03-12
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Reed, Robert
Charles Reddin
B: 1932-02-15
D: 2017-03-06
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Reddin, Charles
Daniel Moreno
B: 1954-08-12
D: 2017-03-04
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Moreno, Daniel
Robert Williams
B: 1967-07-04
D: 2017-02-01
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Williams, Robert
Susie Rister
B: 1916-10-12
D: 2017-01-20
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Rister, Susie
Gayle Harness
B: 1953-09-06
D: 2017-01-05
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Harness, Gayle
Daniel Lerma
B: 1951-03-01
D: 2016-12-26
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Lerma, Daniel
Billie Malone
B: 1920-11-14
D: 2016-12-25
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Malone, Billie
Amber Arnold
B: 1985-02-06
D: 2016-12-19
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Arnold, Amber
Donald Melton
B: 1944-01-13
D: 2016-12-18
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Melton, Donald
Ricky Pena
B: 1964-05-11
D: 2016-12-17
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Pena, Ricky
Edwin Elmore
B: 1934-02-14
D: 2016-12-15
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Elmore, Edwin
Ruth Harris
B: 1931-05-15
D: 2016-12-09
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Harris, Ruth
Carlos Melendez
B: 1954-03-06
D: 2016-12-09
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Melendez, Carlos

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Our location in Merkel allows us to provide exceptional service equal to or surpassing other Abilene funeral homes at a portion of the cost of the funeral homes in Abilene downtown.

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Letting go of a loved one is usually a very difficult process. In order to provide your family peace-of-mind, Starbuck Funeral Home offers complete care, so you can focus on comforting each other as you prepare to say goodbye to someone dear to you.

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  • Design the most fitting memorial or funeral service to honor their memory and pay tribute to their life achievements and experiences.
  • Select the most appropriate products, including a casket, burial vault, cremation urn, cemetery or mausoleum, to fit your budget and suit your needs and desires.
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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.
  • Provide an elegant hearse and funeral cars, as well as arrange for escorts.
  • Help in the selection and on-site arrangement of floral tributes.
  • Provide access to grief education and support materials, and referrals to counseling services.
  • 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.

We hope you will turn to us for compassionate care and impeccable service. Our pledge is to honor your loved one and family with dignity, respect and personal attention to every detail.

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