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Mrs. Mary Hazel (Rachels) StantonSeptember 2, 1931 ~ November 14, 2017 (age 86)
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary Hazel Rachels Stanton, age 86 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, November 14, 2017. Mrs. Stanton was born in Wadley, Georgia, a daughter of the late Wylie Brown Rachels and the late Gertie Maude Ivie Rachels. Mrs. Stanton was a retired Dental Technician and was a member of Academy Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Stanton is also preceded by two sisters, Bonetta Andrews and Annette Davis, brother, Winston Rachels. A daughter, Delores Ann Rich, two sons, David and William Stanton, and her husband Gerald E. Stanton.
Survivors include four sons, Gerald E. Stanton, Jr. Farmington, Minnesota, Wylie Thomas Stanton of St. Petersburg, Arthur Stanton of Gainesville, and James Stanton of Jacksonville. Two sisters, Jane Bush of Hoschton, and Girlene Barnes of Hogansville. Fourteen grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren along with special friends Betty and Eric Shelton, Kevin and Shayla Crow, Jackie Walker and several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
Memorial services will be held 2:00 P.M. Saturday, November 18, 2017 from the Academy Baptist Church with Reverend Eric Shelton officiating. The family will receive friends at the Church 1:00 – 2:00 P.M.. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Academy Baptist Church, 689 Academy Church Road, Jefferson, Georgia 30549.
Evans Funeral Home, Inc., 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia. 706-367-5467.
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Academy Baptist Church
P.O. Box 716, Jefferson GA 30549