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Starr H. Purdue


Board of Directors- Starr H. Purdue, Funeral Director & Treasurer Hutchings Funeral Home, Inc.

Starr H. Purdue is a Funeral Director and Treasurer for Hutchings Funeral Home, Inc., a family-owned business in Macon, Georgia. Previously, she was the Manager of trust investments for Florida Power Corporation and its parent company, Florida Progress Corporation; a Controller for BiRite Company, Inc.; and a Senior Auditor with Price Waterhouse in Tampa, Florida.

Starr serves as Board Chairman for Atrium Health Navicent and for the Development Authority of Bibb County. She is State Treasurer for the Georgia Funeral Service Practitioners Association and National Treasurer for the National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association. She is also a member of the Board of the Tubman African-American Museum and the Otis Redding DREAM Academy Charter School. Starr is a CPA and a licensed insurance agent. She is a member of the American Institute of CPA's and a life member of the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc.

Starr earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting from Stetson University and an MBA in Finance from the University of South Florida.