Obituary for Mary Lisbeth Coe Stanley of Carthage

Mary Lisbeth Coe Stanley, age 72, of Carthage, passed away peacefully with her family beside her on Wednesday, March 22, 2023 at her home. 

A native of Lee County, she was a daughter of the late Paul and Doris Daniel Coe. She was a graduate of Central Carolina Community College and worked as a payroll accountant and Magneti Marelli for 39 years. 

She was an active member of Red Branch Baptist Church and was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. 

She is survived by her husband of nearly 50 years Mike Stanley; daughters Katie Hall and husband Duane of Raleigh, April Neal and husband Christopher of Carthage; brother Tim Coe and wife Donna of Seven Lakes, sisters Frances Walters and husband Chuck of Vass, and Elaine Spencer of Wilmington; grandchildren Layla Neal and Teddy Hall. 

Funeral services will be 11:00 am Saturday at Red Branch Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Jeff Mitchell and Rev. Mike Branscome. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at Fry & Prickett Funeral Home on Friday from 6:00 – 8:00 pm and other times at the home. 

Memorials may be made to: Red Branch Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 1748 Old River Road, Carthage, NC 28327.

Services are entrusted to Fry & Prickett Funeral Home. 

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