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Mary Ann Stanley

August 31, 1936 — September 26, 2020

Mary Ann Stanley

Mary Ann Overby Stanley of Nathalie, VA passed away September 26, 2020.  She was born in Halifax County, VA on August 31, 1936 and was 84 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Charlie Samuel Overby and the late Willie Buntin Overby. She was married to the late Louis Edward “Punk” Stanley.


She was a member of Beth Car Baptist Church.  Mary Ann her late husband Punk owned and operated Punk’s Self Service, a community staple of Nathalie, VA


Mary Ann O. Stanley is survived by:

Her Children

Grant Edward Stanley (Artur Cusatis) of Manchester England

Melanie Ann Stanley (Lee Scripture III) of Columbia, NC


Madison Chase Mitchell (Dylan Sigmon) of Lincolnton, NC

Lifelong friend

Dean Tuck of Lynchburg


Deborah Wilkins of Alton

Ronnie Overby (Marie) of Halifax

Lynn Overby (Annie Sue) of Virgilina


Sonny Hill, Dean Tuck and Judy Overby

Countless beloved nieces, nephews and many friends in the Nathalie community


***Preceded in death by***


Charlie Overby Jr., Helen Overby Hill, Frances Overby Tuck, Raymond Overby and John Overby


A celebration of life service for Mary Ann and Punk Stanley will be held Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at Catawba Baptist Church.


The family of Mary Ann would like to thank the Halifax County Sheriff’s Department, Liberty Volunteer Fire Department, and countless community member, agencies and volunteers who assisted in the search for Mary Ann. The outpouring of support and love has truly touched our family.


For memorials please consider Beth Car Baptist Church, 25 Church Street, Halifax, VA 24558 or Halifax County Dog Squad, P.O. Box 418, South Boston, VA 24592.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Saturday, October 3, 2020

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