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Thelma (Jones) Stanley

July 20, 1927 ~ December 30, 2021 (age 94)


Thelma Jones Stanley, 94, of Kinston, passed away on Thursday, December 30, 2021 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Hodges (Bobby) Stanley; sisters, Margie Stanley and Kathleen Seely; and brothers, Zeb Jones and Everette Jones.

Thelma was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, and friend. She enjoyed gardening, crabbing, and spending time with family. She was a devoted member of Kinston First Pentecostal Holiness church where she was known to have a sweet, humble Christian presence. She loved Jesus and wanted to tell everyone about Him. She was loved by many and will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Stanley Jarman and husband, Elwood, of Kinston; son, Robert Neal Stanley and wife, B.J., of Kinston; grandchildren, Michelle Flowers and special friend, Wesley Riggs, William Tyler Stanley and wife, Alexis, Paula Stanley, Brandon Jarman and wife, Brittany, and Aaron Jarman; great-grandchildren, Gabrielle Nicole Harris, Dalton John Harris and fiancée, Amanda Davis, Marlee Kate Stanley, and Elliot Jarman; great-great-grandchildren, Alex, Jayden, and McKenzie Davis; brother, David Lee Jones, Sr. and wife, Margaret, of New Bern, and many other special family and friends.

Visitation will be at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, January 3, 2022 at Kinston First Pentecostal Holiness Church with funeral following at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Brian Rogers officiating. Burial will follow the service at Westview Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Kinston First Pentecostal Holiness Church, 711 Phillips Road, Kinston, North Carolina 28504.

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January 3, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Kinston First Pentecostal Holiness Church

Funeral Service
January 3, 2022

2:00 PM
Kinston First Pentecostal Holiness Church

Interment following funeral service
January 3, 2022

Westview Cemetery
Hillcrest Road
Kinston, NC 28504

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