By The Catholic Week
Sister Mary Fatima Starks, RSM, who was a Sister of Mercy for 72 years, died Sept. 18 in Mobile at age 90.
Sister Fatima ministered in education, as a teacher and principal at schools in Mississippi, Louisiana, Illinois and Pennsylvania. Of her 60 years in active ministry, all but three years were spent serving the people of Mississippi. Most recently, before moving in 2016 to Convent of Mercy in Mobile, she served as a volunteer at St. Francis Xavier Elementary School in Vicksburg, Miss.
Funeral Mass for Sister Fatima was Sept. 23 at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Mobile. Burial was at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Vicksburg.