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Wolf Island Primitive Baptist Church

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Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
Wednesday September 23rd, 2020

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Elder Harry Stanley

Elder Harry Stanley, 84, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 19, 2020. Funeral services will be held at 2:00PM on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at Wilkerson Funeral Home Chapel with Elder Troy Simpson and Elder Paul Hopkins officiating. Burial will follow in Wolf Island Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. At other times the family will be at home of Tracey and Greg Barber, 355 Steamboat Drive, Reidsville. Harry was born in Rockingham County to the late Harry Hawkins Stanley, Sr. and Elsie Doss Stanley. He was a retiree of Overnite Trucking Company with 33 years of service and did landscaping work after retirement. He later became the Elder at Wolf Island Primitive Baptist Church and served as a deacon for many years prior to being ordained as a pastor. He loved all the church associations and traveled all over to attend the association meetings. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Hazel Samuels, Midge Stanley and Shelia Stanley; brothers, Cecil Steve Stanley and Phillip Stanley. Survivors are his wife of 30 years, Carolyn Vernon Stanley; children, Sheryl Ferguson (Jimmy), Nancy Denning, Pamela Stanley, Tammy Cole, Kim Bowman, Ronnie Sutherland and Tracey Barber (Greg); 14 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; brothers, Charles Stanley (Ruth), Ralph Stanley (Carol) and David Stanley (Kay); sister, Teresa Nardelli (Mark). Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Rockingham County, PO Box 281, Wentworth, NC 27375 or Wolf Island Primitive Baptist Church, PO Box 881, Reidsville, NC 27320 Online condolences may be made to the family at www.wilkersonfuneral.com

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Our deepest sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with David and the family. :heart::pray:

Earl and Linda W Williams Sep 24 2020 3:44 PM

My deepest sympathy goes out to Carolyn and the family. I am so sorry for their loss. Harry was a wonderful man. I spent many hours around him at Wolf Island Church with Polo Somers. He was always very kind to me. I know he will be truly missed.

Robyn Garrett Sep 24 2020 2:42 PM

My deepest sympathy for your familys loss. He was a very nice man.

Cathy Bloniarz Sep 23 2020 6:12 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Elder Stanley

Janice Wheeler Sep 23 2020 5:09 PM

Harry was always such an encouragement to so many people. His big smile, kind words and his heartfelt friendship will always be remembered. He loved life, sports, his family and most of all he loved the Lord. We will miss him on this side but we will see him again when that time comes. May God bring comfort and peace to you all as only He, the true Comforter can do. God bless.

Pastor Nathan Chapmon Sep 22 2020 1:11 PM

I have so many fond memories of Uncle Jr when I was growing up. Sending prayers for peace for Cheryl, Nancy and Pam

Charlotte (Smith) Watson Sep 22 2020 1:02 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Elder Stanley

Tammie Marlow and Ernie Martin Sep 22 2020 7:58 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Elder Stanley

Bobbie Hill Sep 22 2020 5:49 AM

Pam I'm so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing Kim D. Rebello

Kim Rebello Sep 21 2020 10:25 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Elder Stanley

Kim Rebello Sep 21 2020 10:23 PM

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