Vina Stanley (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

HEPHZIBAH, Ga. - Mrs. Vina Gaye McKinney Stanley, 63, beloved wife of Ross Gene Stanley for 46 years, entered into rest Saturday, May 31, 2008 at her home. Mrs. Stanley was born September 11, 1944 to the late Raymond McKinney and Cora Stump McKinney in Macarthur, West Virginia. Mrs. Stanley had worked for Gracewood State School and Hospital for 26 years as a Licensed Practical Nurse prior to her retirement. She was a member of Story Mill Baptist Church for eight years and the Church Secretary for six years. Mrs. Stanley was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and Aunt, she will be missed by all that knew her. The family will receive Monday, June 2, 2008 from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. from DeLoach Funeral Home, Hephzibah. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 3, 2008 from the Chapel of DeLoach Funeral with Pastor Terence McLaughlin officiating. Interment services will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Pallbearers are Michael Edge, Michael Albright, Jr., Greg Watts, Chris James, Ed Potter, and Brian Albright. Additional family members include a son; Ross David Stanley of Augusta, three daughters; Sharon Lynn Albright (Michael Dean) of Hephzibah, Melissa Gaye Owen (Mark D) of Martinez, and Kristie Marlene Harris (Anthony M) of Martinez, a sister; Jean Worix, three brothers; Jimmy McKinney, Ronnie McKinney, and Donnie McKinney, eight grandchildren; Michael Albright, Jr., Lacey Stanley, Michael Edge, Christina Owens, Alainey Stanley, Katie Owens, Jessie Stanley, and Joshua Harris, and numerous nieces and nephews. DeLoach Funeral Home, 2546 Hwy 88, Hephzibah, GA 30815 (706) 592-5000 is serving the Stanley family. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-June 1, 2008