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Obituary of Beatrice Lawson Stanley

Beatrice Lawson Stanley, 79 of Winston Salem, NC passed away peacefully Wednesday January 22, 2020.


Funeral Services celebrating her life will be held 11:00AM Saturday January 25, 2020 at Gospel Light Baptist Church with Rev. Bob Whitaker, Rev. Frank Shumate, and Rev. Matt Morrison officiating. Entombment will follow at Gardens of Memory, Walkertown. The family will greet friends from 10:00AM to 11:00AM Saturday at the church.


A native of Forsyth County, NC, Beatrice, lovingly known as “Aunt Bea” was the wife of Donald Ray Stanley and the daughter of the late, Harvey Lawson and Nellie Lawson. Bea attended Walkertown High School where she was a member of the library science club and also a member of the glee club. She graduated in 1958. She was an active member of Freeman Street Baptist Church until her health began to decline. Bea worked at R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company for 37 ½ years and retired happy. Bea enjoyed beach life, shopping, and sugar-free, fat free French Vanilla Lattes.


Survivors include her husband, Donald of the home; daughter, Donna Bennett and husband, Mark of Belews Creek, NC; and granddaughter, Cassidy Bennett.


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