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Mary Alice Stanley Barrett
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Birth: Aug. 8, 1929
Death: Jul. 19, 2008

Reidsville: Mary Alice Stanley Barrett, 78, of 679 Oregon Hill Road, died Saturday, July 19, 2008 at her home surrounded by her loved ones.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Monday, July 21, 2008 at Covington Memorial Wesleyan Church with Rev. Ralph Clayton and Pastor Todd McDonald officiating. Interment will follow at Greenview Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Marvin Dalton, Caleb Pettigrew, Finley Teasley, Mark Stanley, Chris Stanley, Jason Robertson, Doug Robertson, Marion Gwynn; honorary pallbearers, grandsons, James Daves, Joshua Daves, Matthew Barrett; grandson-in-law, Ryan Call and Theodore Price.

Mary Alice, the oldest of seven children, was born in Rockingham County to the late Joe Cobb and Minnie Pearl Barber Stanley and was a faithful member of Covington Memorial Wesleyan Church and touched the life of everyone she met. She retired from Sylvania in 1983 and catered locally for over 20 years because of her love of cooking. She was a devoted mother, loving and compassionate friend and enjoyed caring and helping others that were in need. Her charismatic love of life, her family, compassion for sewing, and gardening were just a few of the many things she loved. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 44 years, Orvice Edward "O.E." Barrett; brothers, Joe, Bill, and Mack Stanley.

She is survived by her sons, Larry E. Barrett and Anne W. Barrett, Jerry F. Barrett and wife, Gwynn, Gary L. Barrett and wife Yvonne; daughter, Tammy B. Daves and husband, Mike; grandchildren, Alicia Call and husband, Ryan, Daria Barrett, Ginny Price and husband, Ted, Kelly Hines, James Daves and Jenny Trent, Joshua Daves and Kim Isley, and Matthew Barrett; great-grandchildren, Taylor, Julia, and Rebecca Price, Adrianna Pleasant and Dylan Call, Kelsey and Autumn Hines; brothers, George Stanley and wife Nancy, Jack Stanley and wife Joyce and Bobby Stanley and wife Rachel; special pets, "Miss Jackie","Candy" and "Riley The Big Rottie", numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, close friends of Reidsville and The Oregon Hill Community, and Covington Memorial Wesleyan Church Family.

The family will receive friends at Covington Memorial Wesleyan Church Fellowship Hall Sunday, July 20, 2008 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM. At other times, the family will be at the residence.

Memorial contributions may be made to Covington Wesleyan Church Building Fund, 3218 Vance Street Ext. Reidsville, NC 27320; St. Judes Children Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; Hospice of Rockingham County, P.O. Box 281 Wentworth, NC 27375. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Cobb Stanley (1904 - 1953)
  Minnie Pearl Barber Stanley (1902 - 1990)
 
 Spouse:
  Orvice Edward Barrett (1929 - 1990)*
 
 Children:
  Larry Edward Barrett (1947 - 2012)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Alice Stanley Barrett (1929 - 2008)
  Joe Stanley (1932 - 1954)*
  Bobby Ray Stanley (1940 - 2009)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenview Cemetery
Reidsville
Rockingham County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Block 22
 
Created by: David Clay
Record added: Jul 20, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28414011
Mary Alice <i>Stanley</i> Barrett
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Mary Alice <i>Stanley</i> Barrett
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Mary Alice <i>Stanley</i> Barrett
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