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Doris J. Starr, 87, of Kitts Hill, formerly of Lima, died at 7:05 a.m. May 6, 2012, at Community Hospice Care Center, Ashland, Ky. She was born May 5, 1925, in Lima to Raymond M. and Hazel H. Harrod Stiles, who preceded her in death. On July 31, 1948, she married Ralph Kenneth "Jack" Starr, who died Oct. 15, 1958. Mrs. Starr had been a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Lima and Lafayette. She was member of Rock Camp United Methodist Church, Rock Camp. She was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1275 Auxiliary. She was a fan of Elvis Presley. She loved attending the Allen County Fair and playing bingo at Our Daily Bread. Survivors include a daughter, Jackie A. Holton, of Kitts Hill; a son, Jeffrey L. (Kaye) Starr, of Harrod; a brother, Chuck L. Stiles, of Harrod; five grandchildren, Dawn (Mark) Sexton, of Catlettsburg, Ky., Bryan Starr, of Napoleon, Kristen (Justin) Howard, of Ada, and Megan (Lyle) Dray and Matt Starr, both of Harrod; six great-grandchildren, Kyle (Jessica) Sexton, of Greenup, Ky., Jamie Sexton and Hannah Sexton, both of Catlettsburg, Ky., Lily Howard, of Ada, Landon Dray, of Harrod, and William Howard, of Ada; two great-great-grandsons, Jayden and Jacob Sexton; a sister-in-law, A. Ruth Stiles, of Harrod; and several nieces, nephews and close friends. She was preceded in death by a brother, Harry D. Stiles; a sister, Peggy Bogart; and a sister-in-law, Mary Ellen Stiles. Services will begin at 1 p.m. Friday at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Eastside Chapel. Pastor Dave Burkhart will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Our Daily Bread, P.O. Box 488, Lima, OH 45802-0488. Condolences may be expressed at chiles-lamanfh.com.

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