A memorial service for Oveldo Norman Stark will held Saturday, June 7, 2007, at Davis-Morris Funeral Home with graveside at Greenleaf to follow.

Oveldo Norman Stark, loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2007. A native to Brownwood, she was born June 2, 1921, to William H. and Cordelia Guest Norman. She was a member of Brownwood High School’s graduating class of 1938 and went on to graduate from Daniel Baker College in 1941 with degrees in Home Economics and Education. She married Oran Perry Stark on Feb. 13, 1949, and worked for GTE where she retired in 1985 with 42 years of service. In her retirement years she was active. She enjoyed her class reunions for both BHS and Daniel Baker College. She loved visiting nursing homes in the community and considered herself an advocate for the elderly She enjoyed her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren immensely. She will be remembered for her joy, love, laughter and her kind, generous heart.

Mrs. Stark is survived by husband Oran Perry Stark, daughter Virginia H. Lee of Fort Collins, Colo., granddaughter Denise Lee Sears and husband John of Keller, grandsons Robert Hoyt Lee and Sammie Coy Lee both of Fort Collins, Colo., great granddaughter Cassie Whiteman of Fort Collins, Colo., great grandsons Gareth Ian and Aaron Bradley Sears both of Keller, nephews Gerald Benton of Jacksonville, Fla. and Bill Norman of Houston, and nieces Gaye Downes of Arlington and Jennifer Norman of Lubbock.

She was preceded in death by parents, William Henry and Cordelia Guest Norman, brothers David Henry and James Grant Norman, and sister Lucretia Benton.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to Girling Healthcare, 2210 Coggin Ave, CMS Health Care, 2314 Austin, Brownwood, TX 76801 or the American Cancer Society.