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Starks Family Matriarch Passes

The Gospel music community joins friends and family across the country in celebrating the life of Mother Dorothy Starks, mother of Award winning producer and songwriter and Vice President of the International Music Department of the Church of God in Christ, Elder Derrick Starks and vocalist Lena Starks who passed away in her hometown of Detroit, Michigan after a brief illness.

Mother Starks was a vibrant woman given to prayer and while serving as a minister’s wife raised her children in the fear and admonition of God and along with her husband, Elder CJ Starks served their church congregation in various capacities. Her can do attitude and gentle demeanor endeared her in the hearts of people as she wore various hats including counselor, advisor, intercessor, teacher of the Word, etc. for more than 3 decades. Blessed with the gift of song, she lent her unique voice to several local area groups including the Pentecostal Community Singers under the leadership of Columbus Mann.

The service of victory will take place on this weekend. Monetary love tokens can be sent via cash app to $derrsmg in lieu of flowers and resolutions can be forwarded electronically to

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