Jaime Catherine Starkey


Ms. Jaime Catherine Starkey, 44, of Jacksonville, Fla., formerly of Nashville, N.C., passed away at her home Nov. 30, 2020, as a result of a long and difficult struggle with alcoholism.

Born Nov. 3, 1976, she is the beloved daughter of Steve and Eve Starkey, of Nashville. Jaime was raised in Onancock, attended Pensacola Christian College and then Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tenn., from where she earned her B.A. in graphic design. Jaime worked in Nashville, Tenn., then in Cookeville, Tenn. She was a graphic design artist, active in Alcoholics Anonymous, and enjoyed expressing herself through art and playing piano.

In addition to her parents, Jaime is survived by her partner, Alex Caldwell, of Jacksonville; her brother, Jeremy Starkey, and his wife, Katherine, and niece and nephew, Cara Starkey and Grant Starkey, all of Suffolk, Va.; and her beloved dog, Sadie. She was the granddaughter of maternal grandparents, the late C. Brooks and Ruth Hickman Russell, formerly of East Point, Onancock, and paternal grandparents, the late Donald and Doris Starkey, formerly of Chesapeake.

There will be a graveside service at Fairview Lawn Cemetery in Onancock, on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Jaime’s name to Grace Home, Hebron Colony, P.O. Box 407, Santee, SC 29142, a rehab facility for substance abuse.

Memory tributes may be shared with Jaime’s family at www.williamsfuneralhomes.com

Arrangements are by the Williams-Onancock Funeral Home.
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