Scott Co MO
Charles Franklin Standley - 1897 - 1972
He was united in marriage to Hazel I. Marcus on January 1, 1922. Six children were born to the union. Norman Lee and Charles William preceded him in death.
Surviving are Andrew Russell Standley of Perkins, Missouri, Violet Christine Moore of Valley Park, Missouri, Verbol Louise Bumgardner of Perkins, Mo., Norma Dee Fitzgerald of Romaland, California and 11 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
In the land where we never grow old
Additional information from newspaper obituary:
Mr. Standley died Wednesday at 10:50 am in his home.
He was born March 1, 1897 at Humboldt, Tenn. On Jan. 1, 1922, he married Hazel I. Morphis of Perkins who survives.
Standley was employed by Cotton Belt Railroad from 1925 until 1950 as a section man. From 1951 till his retirement in 1968, he owned and operated Standley's Garage in Perkins. He served in World War II with the U.S. Army.
Other survivors include three daughers Mrs. Violet Christine Moore of Sally Park, Mrs. Verble Louise Baumgardner of Perkins and Mrs. Norma Dee Fitzgerald of Romoland, California; one son Andrew Russell Standley of Perkins; 11 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
The body was at Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Chaffee; services were at Perkins Baptist Church with Rev. W.S. Bailey officiating; burial was in Williams Cemetery.
NOTE: The following obituary is contributed by Floyd Cooper, from the records of his grandfather Rev. William Sidney Bailey who was pastor of several churches around southeast Missouri in the 1940's, 1950's, 1960's and 1970's (Perkins, Chaffee, Commerce, Hayti, Wyatt, Clarkton, and Blodgett). Rev. Bailey was living in Perkins when he died at the age of 82 and is buried in the Williams Cemetery in Perkins, MO.
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