Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
OBITUARY - THOMAS ALFRED STANLEY.
Thomas Alfred STANLEY, eldest son of John H. and Jane STANLEY, was born at Kewanee, Ill., on August 12, 1878, and departed
this life September 10, 1937, at the Iowa Lutheran hospital in Des Moines, Iowa, at the age of 59 years and 28 days. He
moved from Kewanee, Ill. at the age of six years to Andover, Neb., where he resided with his parents until he became the age
of 24 years.
On July 3, 1902, he was united in marriage to mary Alice BUTCHER, and to this union were born four children,
John Harold of Davenport, Mrs. Don F. MONROE of Unionville, Mo., Thomas Darrell and Alfred Junior, of Mount Ayr.
He leaves to mourn his wife, four children, three grandchildren, his aged mother, four brothers, Fred and
of Andover, Mo., Walter of Blythedale, Mo., and Bryan of Bethany Mo.; two sisters, Mrs. Pearl BROWN, of Des Moines, and
Mrs. Lillian OLSEN of Phoenix, Ariz., and a host of other relatives and friends.
Mr. STANLEY has been in the employ
of the Burlington Railroad Co. for the past 43 years, the last 33 years as section foreman.
He was a devoted husband and
father and numbered his friends by all who knew him.
Funeral services were held Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the Rhoades
Funeral Home, conducted by the Rev. Dan BORDAN, of Lamoni, and the body laid to rest in Rose Hill cemetery [Mount Ayr].
Card of Thanks.
We wish to take this means of thanking all of our neighbors and friends for their
kindness and floral offerings during the illness and at the time of the death of our husband and father. ~ Mrs. Thomas
STANLEY and family.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, December of 2010
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