Monday, May 14, 2012

EDWIN LEE STARK, a resident of Green Forest, Arkansas, was born February 22, 1923 in Green Forest, Arkansas, a son of John & Edna (White) Stark. He departed this life Wednesday, May 9, 2012 in Rogers, Arkansas, at the age of 89 years.

Edwin worked as a bartender. He enjoyed gardening, his pets and Sunday drives.

Edwin is survived by one daughter, LeAnn Stark of Green Forest, AR; four nieces, Carol Powell of Green Forest, AR, Lana Sue Fultz of Green Forest, AR, Leta Allee of Lavaca, AR and Kay Casto of Lowell, AR; one nephew, Don Stark of Green Forest, AR; and a host of friends and loved ones.

In April 1959, Edwin was united in marriage with Mae (Buckner) who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his parents, John and Edna Stark; and three brothers, Burton Stark, Oscar Stark and Ore Stark.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 until 8:00 P.M. Friday, May 11, 2012 at Nelson's Green Forest Chapel. Graveside service will be 10:00 A.M. Saturday, May 12, 2012 at Pickens Cemetery with Bro. Billy Williams officiating. Interment will follow the service in the Pickens Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to the Dementia Association, 912 Killian Hill Road, S.W., Lilburn, GA 30047. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.