Libby Starns


Libby B. Starns was born May 14, 1938, in Normangee. She was the only child of John and Lera (Donahue) Batson.

Following high school graduation, Libby attended cosmetology school and worked most of her life as a beautician. She loved painting landscape scenes and going to flea markets. In her younger years, Libby also liked to travel. Libby especially loved people and visiting with them when any opportunity arose. She was Assembly of God in faith and was a very religious person.

Libby had lived most of her life in Madison County. She passed away Jan. 15, 2019, in Bryan, and is preceded in death by both of her parents; her husband, Graydon “Fuzzy” Starns; and a son, Graydon Shane Starns.

Libby is survived by her stepdaughter, Linda Allen of New Braunfels.

A graveside service celebrating Libby’s life was held Friday, Jan. 18, at Midway Cemetery in Midway. The Rev. Johnny Valdez officiated the service.

Arrangements were under the direction of Madisonville Funeral Home in Madisonville.