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Carol Frances Burns was born on November 17th 1951 in Hardener, Kansas to Virgil and Lena
(Swafford) Burns. She passed away on February 19th 2023 in Protection, Kansas. Carol was the
second oldest of "The Burns Girls" as they were known around Kiowa Kansas.
Carol went to school in Hazelton Kansas, for part of her Elementary years, then went to Kiowa
High School and Graduated from Kiowa High School Kiowa, Kansas.
Carol was a part of the Rainbow girls and 4 H as a young girl. She helped her father on the
family farm by Hazelton driving a wheat truck.
On October 30th 1968 she married Larry Stark at the Methodist Church in Kiowa, Kansas. To
this union one daughter was born Vana Stark. Carol helped Larry and his brothers with working
cattle after they got married. Carol moved to Wichita, Kansas in 1977 to go to school to be a Dental
Hygienist she worked for Dr. Rohr and later she went to manicurist school and went to work for
her aunt Joyce O'Conner. Carol also worked for Hickerson Furniture, All That Glitters, Zales
Jewelry, Montgomery Ward Anthony Community Care Center and Harper County Health
Department. In 2014 Carol moved to Protection, Kansas with her daughter to be the Grandma of
the Kennel for Sam and Becky Mosshart. Carol loved working with puppies and playing with all
of them, and if there was one that needed extra TLC Grandma was there day or night for that
puppy. She is proceed in death by her parents Virgil and Lena Burns, Brother Dennis Burns,
Brother in Laws Otto Starzyk, Terry Shepard and niece Shannon Bowmaker.
She is survived by her daughter Vana Stark of Englewood, Kansas, Grandkids: Brandy( Austin)
McCright Anthony, Kansas, Willie ( Jessica) Duhon Harper, Kansas, Vanessa Duhon of
Larned, Kansas, Great grandkids: David, Dillon, Michael, Spencer, Tyson, Brihanna, Brantley,
Cayden, Dallas, Matthew, Elizabeth, Sisters : Arevtta Starzyk of Attica Kansas, Wilma ( Herb)
Bowmaker of Wichita, Kansas, Judy ( David ) Christy, many nieces, nephews, other relatives
family suggest memorial to the Christian Church of Protection or to the Harper # 206 Lodge A.F. & A.M. in harper Kansas.
Thursday, March 9, 2023
Starts at 2:00pm (Central time)
Protection Christian Church
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