Arapahoe, Nebraska

Betty Lou Starnes, age 63, passed away on Saturday, January 3, 2009 at her home in Holbrook, Nebraska. She was born on August 19, 1945 at Competition, Missouri to Virgil C. & Christine (Jones) Ledbetter.

She is survived by her husband Clarence Lee Starnes of Cambridge, Nebraska

                          Sons: Billy Jack & wife Laurie Martin of Hammond, Louisiana

                                     John Wayne & wife Jerri Martin of Holbrook, Nebraska

                               Daughter: Jacqueline Martin of Holbrook, Nebraska

         Sisters: Bonnie Whitten, Myrtle Crooker, & Millie Chatham

                             Grandchildren: 7                    Great-Grandchildren: 7

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Services were entrusted to Wenburg Funeral Home at Arapahoe, Nebraska. Private family services will be held at a later date.