Nellie Jane Stanley

Nellie Jane Stanley, 76, of the Hoges Chapel Community near Pembroke departed this life Wednesday evening March 14, 2007. Born in Bland County on August 22, 1930 she was a daughter of the late Daniel and Virginia Lawson Whittaker. She was preceded in death by her husband Oscar Stanley; three brothers Sidney, David, and Donald Whittaker and two sisters Dolly Clemens and Mary Peters.

She leaves to cherish her memory two sons and daughters-in-law Safford and Helen Stanley of Hoges Chapel, Robert “Bobby” and Karen Stanley of Pembroke; two daughters and sons-in-law Patricia and Donnie Whittaker of Pearisburg, Nellie Louise and David Rose of Pearisburg; two brothers James and Clayton Whittaker both of Pembroke; three sisters Dorothy Vaught of Eggleston, Lena Rucker of Kimballton, Rosie Corner of Pulaski; eighteen grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 AM in The Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow St in Pembroke with burial following at Newport Cemetery in Newport. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday eveing from 6 to 8 PM. Onliine condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.