Obituary for Sarah Slate Stancil

Sarah Slate Stancil, age 91, died Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at her home.

Funeral Services will be conducted at Noon on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at Taylor Memorial Baptist Church with Rev. Steve Turner officiating. Burial will follow at Bethesda Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11-noon before the service at the church.

Mrs. Stancil was a very active member of the Taylor Memorial Baptist Church and the Roseland community where she lived for many years. She was a graduate of Flora McDonald College. She also worked for 15 years atS CP&L and for 10 years as a hostess at the Comfort Inn. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifton Stancil, her parents, Herman and Anna Slate, her sons, Dale Crouch and Joel Stancil, daughters, Robin Crouch and Mary Willie Babson, her sisters, Frances Oldham and Myrtle Teal and a brother, Herman Slate, Jr.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Gail and Keith Hardin of Carthage, a sister, Mary “Tut” Smith of Statesville, NC, many grandchildren, great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild, and many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Community Home Care and Hospice, 1791 Broad Ave., Rockingham, NC 28379.

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Service arrangements have been entrusted to Boles Funeral Home.

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