Sarah Matilda Hoven Stanley, 68, of Jackson died Jan. 1, 2012 at Jackson Medical Center.
She was born Nov. 3, 1943. She was a member of Stave Creek Baptist Church. She was a housewife.
Survivors include her husband, Melvin Stanley, Jackson; one daughter, Joy Thomas, Jackson; three brothers, Allen Hoven, South Carolina, Henley Hoven, Excel, William Hoven, Leroy; six sisters, Ann Parden, Turnerville, Mildred Wade, Pat Butts, Martha Jo Bedwell, Dorothy Wiggins, Betty Bumpers, all of Jackson; two grandchildren.
The service was Jan. 3 at 3 p.m. at Stave Creek Baptist Church in Jackson with Bros. Huey Denton, Wesley Hicks and Rev. Jamie Lay officiating. Burial was in the Trinity Memorial Gardens in Jackson.
Active pallbearers were Qincey Baros, Graham Braswell, Rickey Manches- ter, Blake McVay, Robert Powell and Jerry Thomas.
Honorary pallbearers were members of the Median Adult I Sunday School Class.
An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.
Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.