November 28, 1964 – July 24, 2016
Christine Starr, age 51, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully surrounded by those she loved on Sunday, July 24, 2016.
Born in Chattanooga, TN on November 28, 1964, she was the daugther of Anne and Alvin Leslie Acker, Jr. of Knoxville, TN and Tanya Collins of Aniston, AL. She graduated from Newark High School in 1983 and prior to becoming disabled, worked for Acme and The News Journal.
An avid football fan, Christine was a passionate supporter of the Dallas Cowboys, University of Tennessee Volunteers and University of Alabama Crimson Tide. Christine had a generous heart and the ability to make anyone laugh. She adored spending time with her family and friends and will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her daughters, Melissa Utterback (John) of Middletown, DE and Vanessa Starr of Newark, DE; brothers, Alvin Leslie Acker III of Knoxville, TN and Barrett Kriz of Waterloo, IA; her husband, James A. Starr, Jr.; and her beloved granddaughter, Savanna Utterback. Christine will also be forever remembered by her niece, aunts and uncles,cousins, extended family and dear friends.
A memorial service will be held at 2 pm, on Monday afternoon, August 8, 2016 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a vistitation will be held from 1pm until 2pm. Interment will be private.