|Star Nuckolls, 4, loses battle with cancer|
|From Staff Reports|
Jan. 7, 2005 - Star Nuckolls, the 4-year-old daughter of Steve and Kari Nuckolls of Sulphur Springs, passed away at 6:30 a.m. Monday at her home. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church in Sulphur Springs.
Star was first diagnosed with cancer in June 2004, and went through many medical treatments over the last six months. The community and others around the country have followed the progress of this extraordinary little girl and her family through their website (www.myshiningstar.info).
She has been the focus of several community rallies (the purple stars around town are in her honor) and many more prayer vigils.
Star was able to spend the last several days at home, surrounded by loved ones.