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Bessie Starcher, 93 of Philo passed away 7:46 am Wednesday, December 23, 2009 at the Genesis Extended Care and Rehab Center in McConnelsville.
Bessie was born February 12, 1916 in Linden, WV the daughter of the late Cecil and Alice (Starcher) McKown. She retired in 1983 as a laundry supervisor for the Muskingum County Home, she was Southern Baptist by faith.
She is survived by her daughter Shirley (Sherman) Markowitz of Spring, Texas10 grandchildren, 26 Great Grandchildren and 14 Great-Great Grandchildren.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her sons Charles Starcher and Ray Starcher, and she is also preceded in death by 12 brothers and sisters.
Visitations will be 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm Saturday, Dec 26, 2009 at the Thompson-Farus Funeral Home, Duncan Falls, where funeral services will be 1 pm Sunday. Burial will follow in Duncan Falls Cemetery.
To send a note of condolence to the family go to: www.thompsonfarusfuneralhome.com