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Tara Ashley Starks

Tara Ashley Starks, 44, of Crystal Springs, passed away May 11, 2021, at Copiah County Medical Center in Hazlehurst. A memorial service was held May 21 at New Zion Baptist Church. Stringer Family Funeral Services in Crystal Springs handled arrangements.
Tara, AKA Tootie, loved her Lord Jesus and her family without regard for self. She was an active member of the body of Christ. She loved to spend time doing anything with or for her boys. She was an example for all in her fight with MS and cancer for the last 14 years. She lived without her left collarbone since her victory over cancer. Through it all, she gave all the credit to her unwavering faith in Christ.
She is survived by her husband, Kevin William Starks; sons, Conner William Starks, Jack Owen Starks, and Price Walker Starks, all of Crystal Springs; parents, Carroll Ashley and Kay Sewell Ashley; and brother, Joey Ashley Jr., of Magee.
Memorials may be made to New Zion Baptist Church (Building), 12023 New Zion Rd., Crystal Springs, MS 39059; or Hazlehurst United Methodist Church (Building), 127 Caldwell Dr., Hazlehurst, MS 39083.