Peggy Westmoreland Stark

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Peggy Ann Westmoreland Stark was born on July 23, 1953 to E.M. and Marjorie Westmoreland, in Texarkana, and went home to be with the Lord on March 27, 2021.  She married Thomas Lee Stark, Jr. on March 21, 1972 in Hughes Springs, TX and together they raised two children, Jennifer and Tara, in Lake Charles, LA.  Peggy moved back home to Hughes Springs after the death of her husband in 1997, where she became the smiling face and manager of Greg's Miracle Mart and Subway. 
Peggy was a member of Cross Roads  Missionary Baptist Church, where she attended with her family, and was actively involved.  She loved the Lord and her family, and was especially proud of her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Peggy was an active dancer, and loved to line dance with "her girls" as she fondly called them.  She also had a beloved dog, named D.A. that was a perfect companion.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Lee Stark, Jr.; daughter, Kelley Kasondra Stark; mother, Marjorie Westmoreland; brother, Danny Joe Westmoreland; 2 nephews, Roger Dale Westmoreland, Jr. and Joseph Dale 'JoJo" Westmoreland and her best friend, Debbie Higginbotham.
She is survived by her daughters; Jennifer Ellis and husband John, Tara Tims; father, E.M. Westmoreland and wife Phyllis, brother Roger Westmoreland and wife Paula, sister Debbie Dennis and husband Bradley, brother Derek Wasson and wife Kathy, sister Chantay Crews and husband Don, sister Whitney Treadway, sister-n-law Darlene Westmoreland Owens and husband Mike, grandchildren Daniel, Sean, & Lucy Stark, Callie, Cassidy and Cason Tims, and 3 great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and her co-workers at Miracle Mart.

Services will be 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at Cross Roads Baptist Church with Bro. Daniel McGuire officiating.  Burial to follow in the Sardis Cemetery under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home of Hughes Springs.

There will be a time of visitation from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Tuesday evening at Cross Roads Baptist Church.


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  1. Oh how I will miss my dance leader. Peggy Lou was one of a kind and my heart is breaking. We will miss her so much at dance. Love and prayers for her family whom she loved dearly.

  2. Our Deepest Sympathy to Peggy’s family and friends. She will be greatly missed. The Pitts’

  3. I will miss you, Pegg! You’ve always been like another grandmother to me, growing up with Sean all these years. I love you & my heart is breaking. I know you’re finally getting some much deserved rest. You were such an inspirational woman. You pushed everyone to be their best. Watch over us and guide us. Ill forever be grateful for everything you’ve done for me! ??

  4. i'm so sorry to hear about Peggy. such an awesome lady and she'll be missed, for sure. sending love and prayers to this whole family

  5. Peggy, you will be missed, I enjoyed visiting with you at the Subway getting to know you again. Prayers for all of your family during their time of loss. You guys have been like family for years. Love, Butch, Sarah, and Hannah Laing

  6. I am so very sad to hear that this wonderful friend has passed away. Such a kind and generous heart she did have! And she was absolutely delightful as a line-dance instructor! I will miss my sweet friend Peggy! With love and sympathy to the family

  7. Our hearts, love and prayers go out to Peggy’s family. She is loved and will be missed by all that knew her.

  8. My heart breaks knowing such a sweet and kind person has left us. Peggy was my childhood buddy I played with on East Fourth Street in HS. We played hard like kids use to do in the dirt and exploring the woods behind my house. I got to see her twice last year, and I Thank God for those times. I am sure my parents welcomed her to heaven as they loved her like all of us did. Bye for now, but we will see you again when God calls us home.

  9. My deepest sympathy is with the entire family. Peggy is one of a kind and will be sorely missed here on earth, however, she has her wings in Heaven and she is watching over all her loved ones.

    Our prayers will be with each and every one of you. May God Bless You All.

  10. Sorry for the loss. Another great person gone. She is with her mother now. May you rest in peace

  11. I'm so sorry for your loss. She was a good boss and I really missed working there. She will be missed and you are all in my prayers.

  12. Peggy you will definitely be missed. You were a sweet friend.
    All the family and friends are in our thoughts and prayers.

  13. My heart and prayers go out to all of her family and friends. Peggy was a wonderful boss lady and a wonderful friend I will miss her smiles and her huggs each time I would see her. Heaven gained another Angel. Such A wonderful person will truly be missed. Rest in peace. Mrs Peggy

  14. Peggy will be deeply missed in our community. Subway will not be the same. We are sorry for your loss and our prayers go out to your entire family.

  15. I will miss you Peggy i know you are with mom now i love you The family are in my thoughts and Prayers R.I.P. Peggy go fly high with the Angels go rest on that mountain

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