Margie Marie Stanley
Margie Marie Stanley
  • January 1, 1934 - June 25, 2017
  • Fayetteville, West Virginia

Share This Obituary

Margie Marie Haskett Stanley, 83, of Fayetteville, went to her heavenly home on Sunday, June 25, 2017 with her family by her side.

Born on January 1, 1934 at Beards Fork, she was the daughter of the late Albert Nephi and Ethel Mae Scott Haskett.

Margie was an active member of Fayetteville First Church of God where she was active in many activities. Some of her activities included teaching Sunday school, choir director, youth leader, WCG president, Over the Hill Gang leader, and play director and she served on the FCOG Board of Trustees. She visited nursing homes, and even played Mrs. Santa for American Red Cross and Woman’s Club.

She attended Montgomery High School and received her GED from Fayetteville High School.

Margie retired from Catholic Community Services with ten years in adult services. In her community services, she was voted “Fayetteville’s Outstanding Citizen of the Year”, Fayette Tribune’s “Person of the Month” and Fayette County Volunteer of the Year.

Her most outstanding trait was her witness of how much she loved the Lord. She was always caring for other people’s needs; working in the church and community. She is noted for her friendliness, singing, happy personality, and her love for her church family, family, and friends.

Margie loved singing gospel music, sewing, cooking, working with Fayette County Volunteers and Camp Kismet.

Music was a favorite and she was blessed to be able to record 2 LP records.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Janet Lea Stanley; sisters, Kathern Boggs, Rosie Martin, Brenda Shears, Saundra Stosen, and Rita Benjamin; and brothers, Arlie Haskett and Albert Haskett; Daughter-in-law Sue Stanley.

Left to cherish many wonderful memories include her devoted husband of 66 years, Albert Levi Stanley; five sons: Alvin Stanley of San Jose, CA, Terry Stanley of Charlotte, NC, Dr. John (Julie) of Hingham, MA, Tom (Tammy) Stanley of Fayetteville, WV, and Raymond (Patty) Stanley of Beckley, WV; daughters: Vicki Greene of Fayetteville, WV, Karen (Raymond) Holland of Waynesboro, VA, and Lorraine (Louie) Colon of Fruita, CO; grandchildren, Matt (Karen) Greene, Justin Greene, Mary, Julie Ann, and John P. Stanley, Miranda Holland, Erik, Wade, Leilani, Eliana Colon, Connor and Andrew Stanley, Brieannah, Kendal- Leah, and Kenason Stanley; great-grandchildren, Trent Greene, Ava and Ella Greene. Several step grandchildren and a host of extended family and friends also survive.

Funeral services will be held at 12 noon on Friday, June 30, 2017 at the First Church of God, 114 Harvey Street, Fayetteville, WV with Pastor Danny Goins officiating. Burial will follow at Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM, Thursday, June 29, 2017 at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 West Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, WV. Memorials may be made in Margie’s memory to the Ralph Parsons Memorial Scholarship Fund-Fayetteville First Church of God. 114 Harvey Street, Fayetteville, WV 25840, or Hospice of Southern West Virginia.

For those wishing to express your condolences to the Stanley family, you may do so by visiting our website at

The family has entrusted arrangements to Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 W. Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, WV.