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James Clyde Stansell
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Birth: Jan. 18, 1919
Cisco
Eastland County
Texas, USA
Death: Jun. 2, 2002
Fort Worth
Tarrant County
Texas, USA

James "Clyde" Stansell was the son of James Elkin Stansell and Werdna (Holt) Stansell and the husband of Mary "Louise" Lewis. A long-time resident of Eastland Co., TX, Clyde attended schools in the Word, Nimrod, and Scranton communities, graduating from Scranton in 1936. Mr Stansell was a third generation member of the First Presbyterian Church of Cisco and was an Ordained Elder, Deacon, and Trustee. He also served in the capacity of Assistant Sunday School Superintendent of the First Presbyterian Church of Duncan, Oklahoma.
He retired in February 1984 after thirty-nine years of service with Lone Star Gas Company. He worked for one and one-half years for Lone Star Producing Company and thirty-seven and one-half years for Lone Star Gas Company as a Field Representative and as Manager of three different districts in Texas and Oklahoma. During this time he was a member of the Southwestern Oklahoma Oil and Gas Association where he was Chairman of the Membership Committee. He also held memberships in the South Texas Oil and Gas Association and the West Central Texas Oil and Gas Association. In 1986, Mr. Stansell was recognized as Zone Four Conservation Farmer of the Year by the Upper Leon Soil and Water Conservation District at their 14th annual conservation awards banquet. He was also a member of the Duncan, Oklahoma, High School Athletic Club for many years.
Mr. Stansell was survived by his wife of 63 years, Mary Louise; four children and their spouses,, Bill and Lana Barclay of Aledo, TX; Laura and Jim Reinbolt of Aspermont, TX; Linda and Terry Stafford of Beggs, OK., and Lewis and Marsha Stansell of Midlothian, TX. He was also survived by six grandchildren, Todd Barclay, Lance Barclay, Traci Cottrell, Tiffany Reinbolt, Kris Stansell and Marie Stansell; four step-grandchildren, Matt and Alec Stafford and Brett and Cameron Grant; and two great-grandchildren, Riley Cottrell and Emma Barclay. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Elkin Stansell (1882 - 1966)
  Werdna Gertrude Holt Stansell (1897 - 1981)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Louise Lewis Stansell (1919 - 2006)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lillian Lucille Stansell Harrelson (1916 - 1996)*
  James Clyde Stansell (1919 - 2002)
  Carrol William Stansell (1927 - 1998)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Double Stone. Inscription: "Married Feb 11, 1939".
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Cisco
Eastland County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: sam sproles
Record added: Nov 09, 2006
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James Clyde Stansell
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Grandson of Baron Dekalb Stansell & Caroline Jane PrichardGreat Grandson of David Stansell & Priscilla Chastain..Great .Great Grandson of Elijah Chastain & Hannah Adams... 3X Great Grandson of John Chastain & Mary O'Bryan..4X Great Grandson of Peter(Pierr...(Read more)
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