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Valerie Claudine Lyle Grantland Stanley
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Birth: Sep. 8, 1917
Morgan County
Alabama, USA
Death: Dec. 13, 2005
Morgan County
Alabama, USA

Valerie "Claudine" LYLE Grantland Stanley, 88, of Priceville kept her appointment with God on Tuesday, December 13th, 2005. She passed after a lengthy battle with cancer while a patient of Falkville Health Care.

She was born September 8th, 1917 in Morgan County, the eldest daughter of Harry Floyd Lyle and Dora Edna Breeding Lyle of Somerville. Her only living sibling is "Myrtis" Carl Lyle. She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, "Lottie Bell" LYLE; her brothers, "Leo" Andrew Lyle, Elbert "Leroy" Lyle and "Cleamon" Woodrow Lyle; two of her children Glenda "Sue" Grantland Owens McCutcheon and "Harold" Keith "Hal" Grantland. She is survived by two daughters, Betty "Zane" Grantland Pannell and Shelby "Jean" Grantland Jackson.

She was first married to George Odis "Ode" Grantland, and later married Woodrow Stanley of Chicago; both are deceased.

She is a grandchild of Edward Wesley "Eddie" "E.W." Lyle and "Anna" Levisa GRANTLAND Lyle and John "Mason" Breeding and Mary "Louisa" WHITTEN Breeding.

She is is great grandchild of Thomas Hilliary Lyle and Americus Clemitine CHILDERS Lyle, Thomas Edward/Elijah Grantland and Emaline BREEDING Grantland, John Mason Breeding and Mary Louisa WHITTEN Breeding, and James David Whitten and Mary Clarissa Maxamilia KING Whitten.

Claudine worked for many years in Chicago before returning home to work at, and retire from, Automatic Electric Huntsville.

Claudine's grandchildren are Radford, Ricky and Leslie Fay Pannell, Phyllis and Vonnie Owens, Judy, Laura, Tammi and Keith Grantland, and Joey and Brandy Jackson. She has eighteen great grandchildren (Vonnie's children: Christopher Billy "Kris" Meriwether/McCutcheon, Judge David "Judd" Meriwether, "Kristi" Kwanja Davis and "Julia" DaVonna Davis; Radford's children: Chance and Sawyer Pannell, Judy's children: David and Tiara Jesse; Joey's child: Dillon Jackson; Ricky's children: Michael and Mathew Pannell, Leslie Fay's children: Whitney and Briana Ball; Laura Lee's children: Stephani, Marissa and Jerry Walter Sawka; Keith's child: Bryan Grantland; Brandy's child: Taylor Steele) and six great great grandchildren (Judge's children: "Sarena" Kendra and
"Kristen" Ciara Meriwether; Tiara's children: Joshua Keith, Ruby Lynn and Andria Rachelle Duncan; and Michael's child: Justin Pannell).

Graveside service were held at 1 p.m. Sunday at Hartselle Memory Gardens where she was interred next to her daughter Sue with Peck Funeral Home directing.

Big Mama, I hope you like the obituary I had published for you. I love you so very much, and will miss you the rest of my life. I will remember you forever. Rest in Heavenly Peace, my dear grandmother Big Mama.

01/27/2006 Added Note: Uncle Myrtis died yesterday. 
Family links: 
  Harry Floyd Lyle (1884 - 1972)
  Dora Edna Breeding Lyle (1886 - 1986)
  George Odis Grantland (1916 - 2000)
  Betty Zane Grantland Pannell (1934 - 2012)*
  Shelby Jean Grantland Jackson (1936 - 2007)*
  Glenda Sue Grantland McCutcheon (1938 - 1996)*
  Harold Keith Grantland (1939 - 2003)*
  Leo Andrew Lyle (1905 - 1982)*
  Elbert Leroy Lyle (1907 - 1971)*
  Myrtis Carl Lyle (1912 - 2006)*
  Cleamon Woodrow Lyle (1915 - 1974)*
  Valerie Claudine Lyle Grantland Stanley (1917 - 2005)
  Lottie Belle Lyle (1921 - 1927)*
*Calculated relationship
Hartselle Memory Gardens
Morgan County
Alabama, USA
Created by: Phyllis J. K. "Sis" Owen...
Record added: Dec 15, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12689827
Valerie Claudine <i>Lyle</i> Grantland Stanley
Added by: Phyllis J. K. "Sis" Owens
Valerie Claudine <i>Lyle</i> Grantland Stanley
Added by: Phyllis J. K. "Sis" Owens
Valerie Claudine <i>Lyle</i> Grantland Stanley
Added by: Phyllis J. K. "Sis" Owens
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Belated Birthday Love directly to you in Heaven. I love you, and miss you, Big Mama.....
- Phyllis J. K. "Sis" Owens
 Added: Sep. 11, 2016
Nine years you have been missed from my life. I love you so very much, Big Mama.....
- Phyllis J. K. "Sis" Owens
 Added: Dec. 13, 2014
It was a hard Winter, and now Spring is finally here. In my mind, I can see you tending your bulbs of narcissus, jonquil, buttercups, snowdrops and hyacinth. I love you, Big Mama. I miss you soooo very much. *hugs*
- Phyllis J. K. "Sis" Owens
 Added: Apr. 1, 2014
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