Ragene Hughes Stark, age 86, of Heber Springs, Arkansas passed away September 12, 2020 at Hospice Home Care in Little Rock. She was born January 18, 1934 in Enders, Arkansas, the daughter of the late Jeff L. and Ethel Cook Hughes. Ragene was an active member of Sugarloaf Baptist Church and had been employed as a legal secretary for Hodges Law Firm in Newport, Arkansas before her retirement.
Mrs. Stark grew up on a farm during the Great Depression and she was proud of that. She loved to read and work in her yard. She had a love for cats and dearly loved her family.
Ragene was preceded in death by her husband, John C. Stark whom she married March 7, 1953; her infant son, John C. Stark, JR; her grandson, John Matthew Stark; her siblings, Guyneth Holland, Lowell Hughes, Adavene Ward, Dallas Hughes and Melvia Middleton.
Survivors include one daughter, Susan Heard (Bob) of Heber Springs, Arkansas; one son, John Stephen Stark (Debbie) of Newport, Arkansas; grandchildren, Stephanie Stark Jones (Tommy), Jeff Heard (Tracey) and Jo (Ashley); great-grandchildren, Isaac Heard, Madelyn, Macie, and Landon Jones and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
There will be a graveside service held 2:00 PM, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at Cleburne County Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Heber Springs with Brother Tony Criswell officiating.
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