Anna Mae Glenn Starks

Anna Mae Glenn Starks, 80, of Front Royal, Virginia passed away on Monday, August 27, 2018 at her home.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, September 7, 2018 at 12:00 PM at Maddox Funeral Home, 105 West Main Street, Front Royal with Rev. Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in The Starks Family Cemetery in Sperryville, Virginia.

To some she was called Mom, Grandma, Auntie, Mae Starks, Ms. Anna, Anna Mae, and Shorty.

Mrs. Starks was born on December 25, 1937 in Washington, DC to the late Floyd and Fannie Fletcher Glenn. She departed this life on Monday, August 27, 2018 at her home in Happy Creek surrounded by family and friends.

Mrs. Starks attended school in Manassas, Virginia prior to moving to the Flint Hill, Virginia area where she became a member of Macedonia Baptist Church under the late Rev. Thomas Proctor. On June 9, 1961 Anna was united in Holy Matrimony to the late James A. Starks, Sr. The couple established their home in Happy Creek where they welcomed fourteen children, including an adopted child and a child they raised as their own.

Survivors include her nine sons, Timothy, Kenneth Sr., Ray, James Jr., Wayne Sr., Eric (Robin) and Derek Starks (Kim) all of Front Royal, Anthony Starks and Rozier Jordan both of Richmond, Virginia; five daughters, Maretta Jackson of Lynchburg, Virginia, Rosanne Cadet and Lavone Starks both of Front Royal, Casena Starks of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Lahoma Samuels of Middletown, Virginia; sister Edna Cooper of Baltimore, Maryland; 27 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; special cousin, Geneva Fletcher; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, neighbors, friends and those special ones who called her mom and filled her heart with love.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, September 6, 2018 from 6 to 9 PM at the funeral home.

  16 comments for “Anna Mae Glenn Starks

  1. Rebecca Carter
    September 1, 2018 at 3:04 am

    Sorry for your loss will keep you in my prayers she will be missed dearly my all who knew her

  2. Pattie Watkins
    September 1, 2018 at 11:38 pm

    My heart goes out to you and your family. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. Maggie Ashmore Willingham
    September 2, 2018 at 1:29 am

    My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. She was an amazing woman. She loves her family and the Lord. A hardworking,mother,grandmother & wife. I really got to know her these past months I’ve been on dialalyis and she was a light to many people she told me to be strong and she was praying for me. I said I’m always praying for you that I loved her and I love you guys . sending my love and condolences. God bless Maggie Ashmore Willingham💜😇

  4. Renee
    September 2, 2018 at 3:04 am

    Sorry can not Express the words she’s gone. I will always think about her as cousin Anna mae . God has better plans for her so may she R.I.P

  5. Becky Dodson
    September 2, 2018 at 3:13 am

    sorry for yalls loss. Mama Starks was a awesome woman. She was loved by many people and many called her mama whether blood or not. She was Mama Starks mother to all. RIP

  6. Wanda Davis
    September 2, 2018 at 4:11 am

    So sorry for your loss. Anna was such a sweet woman. I got to know her in 1995 when I started working at WMH. She was always so nice and friendly. Always had a smile for you. I will miss seeing her coming to therapy. RIP sweet Anna.

  7. Lorrie Sealock
    September 3, 2018 at 1:25 pm

    So sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers and love to you all. May God bless you all thru this heartbreaking time.

  8. Sandy Sonnie
    September 3, 2018 at 6:39 pm

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this season. Asking God to envelope each of you with his peace that surpasses all understanding that will guard your hearts and minds.

  9. Gloria Jean (Brooks) Bell
    September 6, 2018 at 2:47 am

    To the Starks family,
    My prayers and thoughts are with you. I remember Miss Anna Mae as I was growing up…always seeing her at the A & P grocery store. She always had a smile. May God’s loving arms embrace you at this time and the Holy Spirit comfort you. 💗

  10. Donna Childress
    September 6, 2018 at 4:14 am

    Rosa, So sorry to hear about your MOM. Sending prayers your way. God bless u and family. Love you.

  11. Faye Edwards
    September 6, 2018 at 1:42 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Sending thoughts and prayers to Family

  12. Liz Jordan
    September 6, 2018 at 3:52 pm

    Prayers to the family. Anna Mae will surely be missed by me and many others.

  13. Phyllis Ball
    September 6, 2018 at 4:14 pm

    Sorry for your loss, everyone is heartbroken, love and prayers to the family!!🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼

  14. Teresa Bailey
    September 6, 2018 at 4:36 pm

    Thinking of you in these difficult times. My thoughts and prayers to family.

  15. Lesa Norris
    September 6, 2018 at 10:49 pm

    The family is in my thoughts and prayers. She will be missed dearly.

  16. Elizabeth Mahoney -Fields
    September 7, 2018 at 11:13 pm

    My Thoughts & Prayers are with the Starks Family

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