The Norman Transcript

April 21, 2013

Maymie J. Stansberry

The Norman Transcript

NORMAN — Funeral services for Mrs. Maymie J. Stansberry, 82, of Norman will begin at 10 a.m. Monday in The Chapel of the Havenbrook Funeral Home, 3401 Havenbrook Street in Norman with Reverend Bruce Ingram officiating.

Maymie was born October 4, 1930, in Prague, Okla., the daughter of Harry Bryan and Pearl Eliza (Leonard) Hayes. She passed away Thursday evening, April 18, 2013 at Norman Regional Hospital following a brief illness.

Maymie was united in marriage to Mr. Aubrey Eugene “Gene” Stansberry on August 17, 1946, in Lawton, Okla.,

They moved to Iowa for a brief time before moving back to Oklahoma, settling in Norman in 1949. Maymie spent most of her time at home, taking care of her three children, Cindi, Carol and Randall. She also was employed as a clerk with the Norman Retail Men’s Credit Bureau for 11 years, retiring in 1976.

In retirement, Maymie enjoyed reading, crocheting and being with her family, preparing and serving home cooked meals. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church, volunteering in the church nursery for many years.

Maymie is survived by her son, Randall Stansberry and his wife, Diane of Norman; one sister, Loretta Richardson of Shawnee, Okla.; one son-in-law, Don Jewell of Noble, Okla.; seven grandchildren, Sam Wampler and his wife, Lori of Oklahoma City, Brent Jewell and his wife, Lori of Norman, Charm Fakhrshafaei and her husband, Reza of Oklahoma City, Beth Mitchell, and her husband, Jarryl of Norman, Amy Jewell of Norman, Shannon Benson of Norman, and Brian Stansberry of Norman,; 11 great grandchildren, Rachael, Emily, Kamron, Kyle, Cyn-Tia, Spencer, Gage, Caleb, Kayla, Josh and Morgan.

Maymie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Gene Stansberry; her two daughters, Cindi Wampler and Carol Jewell; one brother, Harry Hayes; one sister, Wanda Stewart; and one grandson-in-law, Todd Benson.

Burial concludes in the Norman I.O.O.F Cemetery. Arrangements for Maymie and her family were placed in the care of the Vice family at the Havenbrook Funeral Home of Norman. Online condolences may be shared at

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