Class of 1953

1953 Maroon SpotlightDon Stanley
Don Stanley

F.F.A. 49-52.

Don Junior Stanley

August 24, 1930 – January 20, 1997

Don Junior Stanley, 66, was found dead of apparent natural causes on Monday, Jan. 20, 1997, at his home at 803 1/2 Kaw street.

Stanley was born in Perry on Aug. 24, 1930, to Don and Cora Stanley. He graduated from Perry high school in 1953.

He served with the 45th division in Korea and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He retired in 1991 from the Oklahoma Department of Transportation.

Among survivors are one brother, Verlin Lee Stanley, Perry; and two sisters, Lucille Harris, Perry, and Hazel Johannes, Mulhall.

Graveside rites are set for 2 p.m., Thursday, at Grace Hill cemetery under direction of Brown Funeral home. Rev. Roger Dunn, pastor of Calvary Baptist church, will officiate.