PEKIN ~ Jennie Lou Stark, 82, of Pekin, passed away at 4:30 a.m., Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at her home.
Born April 13, 1930 inTerre Haute, Indiana to Charles and Odessa (Potts) Taylor, she married Robert J. Stark on February 20,1946 in Terre Haute. He died June 24, 1996 in Pekin.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; an infant daughter; 1 brother; and 1 sister.
Surviving are 4 daughters, Bobbie (Larry) Burris of Manito, Charlotte (Ronald) Webb and Odessa “Kay” (David) Story , both of Marquette Heights and (Theresa (James) Brown of Pekin; 2 sons, Raymond (Cathy Baldwin) Stark of Memphis, Tennessee, and Harold (Margie) Stark of Peoria; 23 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.
A homemaker, she enjoyed crocheting and yard work.
Her funeral will be at 10 a.m., Friday at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. Rev Ron Little will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday. Burial will be in Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.