Mary "Lois" Patty Starkey

May. 06, 2013 @ 11:24 PM

Mary "Lois" Patty Starkey, age 88 of Loudon, formerly of Sevierville, Tenn., and Chicago, Ill., passed away Sunday, May 5, 2013, at her home. She was a member of St. John UCC in Lyons, Ill. and a life member of the Chicago Cosmetologist Association.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Otha Starkey; parents, David Tobe and Margaret Patty; brothers, Coy and Loye Patty; sister, Pat (Maude) Taylor.

Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Caryn and Michael Neff; son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Stephanie Starkey; grandchildren, Cole Neff, Emily Starkey, Arielle Starkey, Michael Neff, Ashley Irwin and Hannah Neff; great-grandchildren, Jake and Ryan Irwin, Freyja Neff; sisters, Kathleen (Eva) Drinnen and Frances Parton; special friends, Russell and Hazel Gillenwater and family.

Funeral service 7 p.m. Wednesday in the East Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Rev. Jack Ogle officiating. Interment 11 a.m. Thursday in Smoky Mountain Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.