AUGUSTA, Ga. - Lily Elizabeth Banks Stalnaker, 89, the wife of the late Mr. Edward Lanham Stalnaker of Augusta passed away at University Hospital ICU at 1:56p.m. Friday, May 10, 2002. Funeral services will be held 11a.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2002, at The Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Fred Gunter officiating. Mrs. Stalnaker will be laid to rest at Westover Memorial Park. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. The Hill Baptist Church was her longtime place of worship. She is survived by her loving family, her son and his wife, Edward Banks Stalnaker and Ann Stalnaker of Augusta; her daughter and her husband Lana Elizabeth Stalnaker Maggart and Charles H. Maggart of St. Louis Mo.; her grandchildren and their spouses, Edward Craig Stalnaker and Ceara Stalnaker of St. Simons Island, Brian Lee Stalnaker of Vail, Colo., Catherine Elizabeth Graham and Steve Graham of St. Louis, Mo., Wendy L. and Samuel J. Bell of St. Louis, Mo.; her great grandchildren Cameron Joseph Graham, Edward Banks Stalnaker II and Anna Harland Stalnaker. Serving as pallbearers will be Lester H. Schlein, Harold Baker, Fred Cook, Bill Noegel, Hugh Hadden and Ray R. Battles. If so desired, memorials may be made to the Memorial Fund of The Hill Baptist Church, 2165 Kings Way, Augusta, Ga., 30904. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8p.m. Monday, May 13, 2002. Platts Funeral Home, 721 Crawford Ave., Augusta. 733-3636.
The Augusta Chronicle May 12, 2002