Twyla May Stanley

Friday, November 22, 2013

Twyla May Stanley, 90, of Exeter, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, in Cassville Health Care and Rehab.

She was born April 19, 1923, in Wheaton, the daughter of Audie and Daisy Jane (Creason) Harrell. On Oct. 23, 1937, she was united in marriage to O.C. Stanley, who preceded her in death on Oct. 5, 1986. Also preceding her in death were parents, four brothers and one sister.

Survivors include: three sons, Kenneth Stanley and his wife, Mary, Jane, of Exeter, Dennis Stanley and his wife, Reva, of Sibley, and David Stanley and his wife, Penny, of Exeter; one daughter, Linda Ruark, of Belton; three brothers, Lennis Harrell, of Rocky Comfort, Donald Harrell, of Ahsahka, Idaho, and Willis Harrell, of Rocky Comfort; two sisters, Delma Ellis, of Washburn, and Doris Mahurin, of Monett; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren.

She grew up in the Wheaton area and received her education at Harrell School House. She was a life-long resident of this area, was a homemaker and helped with logging and farming. She was a member of Ridgley Assembly of God Church.

Funeral services were held Sunday in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Rev. Bob Rhoads conducted the services. Burial was at Chitwood Cemetery, Wheaton.Contributions may be made to Ridgley Assembly of God Church in her memory.