Melanie Ann Stanford

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  • "Melanie was a joy to work with."
    - Jim Stahl
  • "Melanie was an absolute ray of sunshine during her tenure..."
    - Keith Pells
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Melanie Ann Stanford
AIKEN, SC - Mrs. Melanie Ann Stanford, 53, beloved wife of Robert E. Copley, Jr., mother of Nathaniel "Nathan" Copley, sister of Leland A. Stanford, III and Brian J. Stanford, entered into rest on Thursday, September 3rd, 2015, in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Schenectady, NY, she as a daughter of the late Leland A. Jr. and Doris Sauer Stanford. She received her Bachelor's in Cultural Anthropology from SUNY Geneseo. Melanie was known as the "Herb Lady" at the Aiken County Farmers Market, where she sold the herbs that she grew. She enjoyed growing vegetables and working in her greenhouse. Melanie had a special place in her heart for animals.
In honoring Melanie's wishes, she will be cremated and no formal service will be held.
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Hatcher Funeral Home
3464 Jefferson Davis Highway
Graniteville, SC 29829
(803) 593-8778
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Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on Sept. 6, 2015
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