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A celebration of life service for Joe Neail Stanley, 71, is set for 1:00 p.m. Saturday at Hatchie Chapel with Bro. Trent Nethery officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church Cemetery in Walnut, Ms.

Visitation will begin Friday at 5:00 p.m. at Hatchie Chapel and Saturday 11:00 a.m. until service time.

Mr. Stanley died Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at Methodist Hospital in Memphis, Tn.

He was retired from Alcorn County 5th District Maintenance Department, who loved animals, wood crafting, gardening and the outdoors.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Arlane and Dartha Russell Stanley; brother, Orlander Stanley; his brother-in-law, Gilbert Dillingham; niece, Linda Jane Dillingham; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Issac and Olarhue Eubanks.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Imogene Stanley; daughter, Rhonda (Robert) Brunner; grandchildren, Elizabeth Peters (James Clements) and Matthew Peters; his sisters-in-law, Faye Stanley, Jane Dillingham, Joan (David) Sloan; nieces, Diane Barnes, Margaret (Paul) Ray, Towanda (Randall) Bizzell, Virginia Zuniga, Tina (Nathan) Kornegay; special great-niece, Morgan Bizzell; great-nephews, Alex and Mario Zuniga.

Arrangements under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home, Corinth, Mississippi.