Anna Mae Stanfill of Louisville, Kentucky, daughter of the late George and Rachel Gaines, was born in Dexter, Missouri on March 16, 1933, passed away at the Louisville East Post Acute Care in Louisville on January 24, 2019, at the age of 85 years, 10 months and 8 days.
Anna had had lived in Fairdealing and Dexter before moving to Louisville, Kentucky in 1998. She was member of the of the 1st Church of God in Louisville. She had been active in a senior citizens group and her church. She loved writing poetry and southern gospel music.
On January 25, 1951, she married William "Bill" Stanfill in Piggott, Arkansas. He preceded her in death on March 9, 1994.
Surviving are one daughter, Melba Driskill of Louisville, Kentucky; one son, Kevin Stanfill of Sikeston, Missouri; three grandchildren,, Amy Seals, Alicia Kreisman and Joshua Stanfill; four great grandchildren, Lyla and Luke Seals, Stella and Ryder Kreisman; and one sister, Ola Hill. Other relatives and friends also survive. She was preceded in death by one son, Roger Stanfill and three sisters, Wanda Smith, Elva Smee and Velma Grindstaff.
Visitation will be held on Friday, February 1, 2019 after 1:00 p.m, until time of services at 2:00 p.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Interment will follow in the Armstead Dowdy Cemetery near Dexter with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.