Valerie 'Claudine' Lyle Grantland Stanley
December 13, 2005
Valerie "Claudine" Lyle Grantland Stanley, 88, of Priceville kept her appointment with God on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2005. She passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer while a patient at Falkville Health Care Center.
Mrs. Stanley was born Sept. 8, 1917, in Morgan County, the eldest daughter of Harry Floyd Lyle and Dora Edna Breeding Lyle of Somerville. Her only living sibling is Myrtis Lyle of Decatur. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Lottie Belle; three brothers, Leo, Leroy and Cleemon; two of her children, Glenda Sue Grantland Owens McCutcheon and Harold Keith Grantland. She was first married to George Odis "Ode" Grantland, and later married Woodrow Stanley of Chicago, both deceased.
She worked for many years in Chicago before returning home to work at and retired from Automatic Electric in Huntsville.
She is survived by two daughters, Jean Jackson of Hartselle and Zane Pannell of Decatur; a brother, Myrtis Lyle of Decatur; 11 grandchildren, Radford, Ricky and Leslie Fay Pannell, Phyllis and Vonnie Owens, Judy, Laura, Tammi and Keith Grantland and Joey and Brandi Jackson; 16 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
A graveside service was Sunday, Dec. 18, at 1 p.m. at Hartselle Memory Gardens where she was interred next to her daughter Sue, with Peck Funeral Home directing.