Ruth Marcelle Stone Stansell, 89 - Travelers Rest

Ruth Marcelle Stone Stansell, 89, widow of Thomas “Obie” Stansell, Sr., died March 1, 2015 at Regency Hospital.

A native of Anderson County, she was a daughter of the late Ben and Ollie Porter Stone, a retired employee of Umbro/Stone Manufacturing Company and was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas “Tom” and Phyllis B. Stansell of Taylors and Michael “Mike” and Delores B. Stansell of Travelers Rest; four grandchildren and their spouses, Susan and Tracy Huggins, Melissa & Eric Lovin, Jon' Stansell and Tosha S. Webb, and ten great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday at Hillcrest Memory Gardens, conducted by Dr. Ralph Carter.

Visitation will be held 12:45 until 1:45 p.m. Saturday at the Wood Mortuary.

The family is at the home of a son, 315 East Darby Road, Taylors, SC.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, Upstate SC Regional Office, Attn. Memorial Donations, 3535 Pelham Road, Suite 101, Greenville, SC 29615.

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