Frances Margaret Edwins Stanley

September 6, 1925October 27, 2018

SOUTH CONGAREE – Frances Margaret Edwins Stanley, 93, of South Congaree, passed away Saturday, October 27, 2018. She was born in Orangeburg, SC, to the late Daniel Clifford Edwins and Lenora M. Edwins on September 6, 1925. Frances loved attending her church and being a substitute Sunday school teacher. She was predeceased by her husband of 49 years, Paul Lloyd Stanley, Sr. and six brothers and sisters. Surviving are her children, Paul Stanley, Jr. (Judy) of Jacksonville, FL, Ann Boan (Richard) of Lexington, SC, Lenora McLeod (Arthur) of Lexington, SC, Barbara Dowd (Edwin) of Prosperity, SC, Shirley Collazo, of Columbia, SC, Debra Jarvis (Dale) of Blythewood, SC, and Robert Stanley of South Congaree, SC; twelve grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, and one sister, Peggy Hudson, of Savannah, GA. The family wishes to express their deepest appreciation to the nurses and staff of Palmetto Lane, Lexington Extended Care, for their excellent care and love they provided our mother during her extended illness. In lieu of flowers, memorials should be made to either Palmetto Lane LEC or the West Side Baptist Church Building Fund. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at West Side Baptist Church, 2100 Platt Springs Rd., West Columbia, SC, with Rev. George Smith officiating. The family will receive visitors from 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. at the church. Interment will follow in Southland Memorial Gardens.


  • Lexington Extended Care - Palmetto Lane
  • West Side Baptist Church - Building Fund


  • Visitation Tuesday, October 30, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Frances Margaret Edwins Stanley

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