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Marie Stanfield

IRONTON – Mrs. Marie C. Stanfield, 94, passed away January 25, 2005, at the Ironton Baptist Home. Marie was born July 30, 1910, in Maplewood, to Frank Hoyt Comfort and Bertha Eldridge ‘Moore’ Comfort. Also preceding were: husband, Dr. Lee M. Stanfield, and sister, Mariette Jones.

Marie: * was a member of Desloge First Baptist Church; * she converted to faith in Jesus Christ at age 5; * she shared her faith by collecting and sending tracts; * she loved doing handwork; playing the piano; reading and exercise; * she married Lee M. Stanfield in 1940. He preceded in death in 1973.

Survivors Include: Daughters: Mary Beth (David) Blunt, Desloge; Linda (Richard) Ward, Nashville,Tennessee; Son: Thomas F. (Barbara) Stanfield, Farmington; Sister, Ruth Jacquot, Ironton Baptist Home; six Grandchildren: Thomas Mark (Anna) Stanfield; Brian (Michelle) Blunt; Brad (Jill) Blunt; Richard (Emily) Ward; Kelley Horton; Robin (Rick) Rasnic. Also 12 Great-Grandchildren; several Nieces and Nephews.

Visitation today, 5-9 pm. at Taylor Funeral Service, Inc., Farmington. Visitation resumes Friday, 7 a.m. and funeral Friday, 11 a.m., January 28, 2005, at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel, with Rev. Donald Stanley officiating. Interment at Hillview Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Farmington. Memorials to: *The Ironton Baptist Home. Photo obituary and Video Tribute online at:

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