Belle T. “Babe” Starks, formerly of Commerce, died June 27, 2007, in Tulsa.

Ms. Starks was born Feb. 14, 1924, in McCurtain County to the Arthur Dell and Mae Chambers Templeton Sr.

She had lived in Hughes County and was owner of Belles Package Store in Commerce. She spent her later years in the Tulsa area.

Ms. Starks was preceded in death by her parents and 10 brothers and sisters.

Survivors include three children and their spouses, Charlotte and Tom Reider, Janie and Bob Thomas and Les and Linda Starks; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Floral Haven Memorial Chapel with the Rev. David Daniel officiating.