Mary Eliza Stanfield(1935 - 2018)

MARY ELIZA STANFIELD, age 82, passed away May 12, 2018 in Clermont, Florida. She was born September 26, 1935 in Gadsen County, Florida, to Alice Howard Driver and Martin J. McAlpin. She has resided in Groveland, Florida for most of her adult life. Mary was a devoted daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother. She was known as "Me-Ma" to all of her loving grandchildren. Her legacy lives on in her three daughters, Alice Seager, Karen Arbe and Ruthie Boyd, and her two sisters, Cora Hayes and Crickett Loomis, her 13 grandchildren, 21 great-granchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her parents and her brother, Tramel McAlpin. She is also predeceased by her husband, Robert Stanfield, daughter, Gerri Tucker and son, Vance Smith. Mary will forever be loved and missed by her family and friends. Services were held at Florida National Veterans Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida on May 29, 2018 at 1:30 p.m.
Published in The News Leader Group on May 25, 2018