Blanche R. Starring

Blanche R. Starring, 89 died Thursday, June 25, 2020 at the Regency House Assisted Living in Hixson, Tenn.

Born on Aug. 21, 1930, in Meigs County, Tenn., Blanche was the daughter of the late Charlie “Pop” and Nannie Daniels Ray. She was a homemaker. Blanche loved to sew and made her children’s clothes. She was a member of Hixson First Baptist Church. Blanche was also a member of The Grace Sunday School Class; whose friendships extended beyond the church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur L. Starring; grandson, Chad Starring; sister, Betty McCarter; and brothers, Neal Ray and Arthur “Ott” Ray.

Survivors include her children, Donna (Roger) Smith, of Chattanooga, Tenn., Bliss (Joe) Reburn, of Hixson, Tenn., Mike (Peggy) Starring, of Chesterfield, Va., Allen (Darlene) Starring, of Woodstock, Ga., and Scott (Paula) Starring, of Hixson, Tenn.; sister, Wanda Pittman, of Dayton; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 27, 2020, at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Vaughn Funeral Home with the Rev. Anthony Smith officiating. Burial will be at Stebbins Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday, June 27, 2020, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the funeral home.

Vaughn Funeral Home in Spring City is in charge of arrangements. Visit to share memories and condolences with the family of Blanche R. Starring.

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