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Frances Smith Stansell

November 11, 1939 — February 3, 2022

Frances S. Stansell
Pickens, SC

Frances Smith Stansell, 82, beloved wife of the late James Ray Stansell, passed away Thursday, February 3, 2022, at her home.

Born in Laurens County, she was a daughter of the late Luke and Lois Gilbert Smith.

Mrs. Stansell was retired from Sangamo (Cornell-Dubilier) after more than 40 years of dedicated service. She enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family. She attended Midway Baptist Church.

Surviving are her children, Melba Schellinger (Raymond) and Sheila Stansell all of Pickens; grandchildren, Paula Childress (Bradley), PJ Crumpton, Dakota Will (Andrea) and Shyann Will; great grandchildren, Devon Childress, Joey Childress, Alex Childress, Ray-Lynn Granger, Hadley Granger and "Little Ducky" due in April; a sister, Brenda Stephens of Greenville; a brother, Harold Smith of Westminster; and her faithful doggy, "Diva".

In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by brothers, William Smith and Charles Smith.

The family will receive friends Sunday, February 6, 2022 from 1:30 PM until 3:00 PM at Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown with a graveside service to follow at 3:30 PM in Hillcrest Memorial Park in Pickens.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, February 6, 2022

1:30 - 3:00 pm

Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown

305 W Main St, Easley, SC 29640

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Graveside Service

Sunday, February 6, 2022

Starts at 3:30 pm

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