Donie Pearl Lester Stanley

Odem -- Mrs. Donie Pearl Lester Stanley died this morning at 3:30 at her home here after suffering a heart attack on Tuesday. She was 72.

She was born in Florence (Williamson County) Feb. 8, 1884. She and her late husband moved to San Patricio County from Jones County in 1911. Her husband, S.P. Stanley, died June 3, 1953.

Survivors include eight daughters, Mrs. Tennie Leona Johnson of Cedar Lake, Ind., Mrs. Robbie Curtis of Port Lavaca, Mrs. Myrtis Hagemann of Kingsville, Mrs. Connie Puelo of Chicago, Gladys Stanley of Odem, Gay Stanley and Ruby Stanley of Houston and Mrs. Joyce Curtis of Kansas City; three sons, Cullen L. Stanley of of Houston, Fred Stanley of Los Angeles and William Stanley of Galena Park; one brother, W.W. Lester of Georgetown; fifteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral Arrangements will be announced by Starbuck Funeral Home of Sinton.

[Donie's husband, Samuel Perry Stanley was born 1874 in Williamson County, Texas, son of William James Stanley and Martha Ann Grumbles of Williamson County, Texas.]

Submitted by Kenneth Stanley, nephew.