Annie Ruth Stanley: Tabor City

1930 – 2016

    Annie Ruth Stanley of Tabor City died Monday, Feb. 15. She was 85.
    Born July 26, 1930 in Columbus County, she was the widow of James Stanley and daughter of the late Hosea McCray Garrell and Olivia Hewett Garrell.
    She is survived by Trina Lewis (J. Larry) of Mt. Pleasant, Vickie Fogleman (Eric R.) of Aberdeen; eleven grandchilden; and five great grandchildren.
    In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Brent Stanley;  two brothers, Willard Garrell and Bruce Garrell; and one sister, Willa Mae Ray.
    Funeral services were planned for 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18 in Iron Hill Baptist Church, Tabor City, with burial following in Spivey Cemetery, Tabor City. Visitation was planned for 1 p.m. in the church.
    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center Angel House, 206 Warrior Trail Rd, Whiteville, NC 28472 or Iron Hill Baptist Church, 22247 Peacock Rd, Tabor City, NC 28463.
    A guest register is available here.

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