Maxine Stark, 77, Nevada, passed from this life on Wednesday, Feb. 1, at her home in Nevada following a courageous battle with cancer. Maxine was born May 5, 1939, in Morrilton, Ark., to Robert Matthew and Annie Laura (Tharpe) Hubbard. She was united in marriage to Gerald A. Stark on Nov. 6, 1976, in San Jose, Calif., and he survives of the home.
Maxine was raised in Arkansas and attended Morrilton High School graduating with the Class of 1957. Following high school she moved to California and worked at Safeway Grocery for 22 years. Maxine came to Nevada in 1980 and began working at Missouri Public Service retiring in 2001. She also helped her husband Jerry on the farm. Maxine loved gardening, she was a servant at heart helping many people throughout her life, a devoted Christian who lived out her faith daily. She was loved by everyone who ever met her.
In addition to her husband Jerry, survivors include two sons, James D. Zachary, Nevada, Scott Zachary and his wife Dawn, Hollister, Mo.; three step-daughters, Terri Belsley and her husband, Steve, San Jose, Calif., Sherri Miguel and her husband, Richard, Gilroy, Calif., Traci Kuzinich and her husband, Michael, Gilroy, Calif.; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two sisters; two step-sisters; and one step-brother; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 6, at Life Church in Nevada. Interment will be held in Green Lawn Cemetery, Schell City, at a later date. Friends may call from now and until the hour of service at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada.
Memorials are suggested in her memory to the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge, Kansas City, MO, https://donate3.cancer.org/?campaign=hl08kcmo, Life Church, Nevada in care of Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.
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