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MARY ELIZABETH STANT, 96, passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at Coventry Meadows in Fort Wayne. Born in London Bridge, Va., she was a daughter of the late William Jackson Rawles and Maude Rawles. Mary worked for Bank of Virginia for many years, retiring in 1972. She was a member of Park Place Methodist Church, Norfolk Garden Club, Wolrd War II Women's Auxiliary, Bridge Club, and Young at Hearts Club. She enjoyed dancing and gardening. She was a gracious lady, a true "southern belle". She was fun and enjoyed playing cards and bowling. She liked entertaining and cooking for others. Surviving are her son, Vernon E "Buddy" (Cecilia) Stant, Jr. of Fredericksburg, Va.; two daughters, Charlene Elizabeth (Wilson) Engel of Gilbert, Ariz. and Deborah Stant of Fort Wayne, Ind.; grandchildren, Becky Nelson, David Barnes, Aaron Stant, Grace Hill, David Barnes, Andrew Barnes, Wilson Engel, Sarah Barrand, Lucille Stant, Emily Stant, and Earl Stant; great-grandchildren, Wade Nelson, Daniel Barrand, Wyatt Nelson, Isabella Barrand, Sophie Barnes, Chloe Stant, Landon Cash, and Edgar Stant. Mary was also preceded in death by her husband of 29 years; brother, Thomas G Rawles; and sister, Isabele Lasting. A celebration of life is from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 14, 2018, at D.O. McComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 E Dupont Road, Fort Wayne. Burial in Elmwood Cemetery, Norfolk, Va. Memorials may be made to the Southern Care Hospice or . To sign the online guestbook visit

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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on June 14, 2018
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