Margaret James Stanley

Published 4:58 pm Saturday, June 13, 2020

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Margaret James Stanley, 92, died June 9, 2020 at Brookdale Senior Living.  Born on June 2, 1928 in Elizabeth City to the late George M. James and Elsie Burrus James, she was married to the late Roy Lee Stanley. Margaret was a 1945 graduate of Elizabeth City High School, was a member of Calvary Baptist Church from the 1950s until it dissolved and attended New Life Assembly of God Church. Margaret provided home care for elderly people in her community and also worked at Pell Paper and Box Company.

She is survived by daughter Peggy S. Bray (Bryan)  of  Elizabeth City; sons James Stanley (Sharon) and George Stanley (Mildred) both of Elizabeth City; grandchildren Bonnie Bray Sirry (Chris), Brittany Bray Taylor (C.J.), Lee Stanley, Eric Stanley (Megan), Nicholas Stanley and Alex Stanley; six great-grandchildren and extended family and friends.

A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on June 12, 2020 at Twiford Memorial Chapel, officiated by the Rev. Clay Manos. The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Highland Park Cemetery. Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City is serving the family. Condolences may be sent to

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