Rebecca "Becky" Deal Starnes KANNAPOLIS Rebecca "Becky" Deal Starnes, 77, of Kannapolis, passed away peacefully Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, at her residence. She was born Oct. 21, 1941, in Mooresville, to the late Timothy and Maggie Pope Deal. Mrs. Starnes was in the food service for over 30 years; retiring from Mooresville Graded School District cafeteria services. She was a member of Southside Baptist Church in Mooresville for 77 years. Mrs. Starnes loved life and lived each day to its fullest. Her family came first and was a servant to the Lord. She loved working in her flower garden and enjoyed cooking meals for her family. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Tom Deal; and stepdaughter, Tonya Wilkes. She is survived by her husband, George Starnes; children, Kim Childers (David), Jeffrey Crews, and Paige Clayton (fiancé, Johnny Carpenter); stepdaughter, Michelle Klingensmith (Howard); sister-in-law, Becky Deal; grandchildren, Dayna Rietman (Jeremy), Curtis Crews (fiancée, Amanda), Shannon Westmoreland (Shane), Jeremy West (fiancée, Regina), and Dillon West (Heather); stepgrandchildren, Garrett, Joshua, Kelley, Heath; and great-grandchildren, Destiny, Kathryn, Macynn, Peyton, and Bryce. The family will receive friends Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 24, at Southside Baptist Church in Mooresville. Burial will follow the service at Willow Valley Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Glioblastoma Foundation, P.O. Box 62066, Durham, NC 27715 or to the Hospice & Palliative Care of Cabarrus County, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC 28081. Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the Starnes family. Condolences may be made to the family at www.cavin-cook.com.