Esther L. Stanfield, 89, Thayer, Missouri, died at 1:15 p.m., Sunday, March 4, 2012, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center, Thayer, Missouri. She was born June 26, 1922, at Marshalltown, Iowa, to Roy and Esther Lord Pelham. On October 5, 1940, she was married in Iowa, to Lester R. Stanfield, who preceded her in death in June of 1997. She was a nurse during WWII and was a homemaker. Mrs. Stanfield was of the Baptist faith.
She is survived by three children, Pamela Shoupe, husband, Gary, Dora, Missouri, Sandra Moceri, husband, George, St. Clair Shores, Michigan and Timothy R. Stanfield, wife, Donna, Warrensburg, Missouri; three grandchildren, David Shoupe, Matthew Stanfield and Kristen Collins; two great-grandchildren, Jackson Collins and Aubrey Collins; one brother, Larry Lord, Marshalltown, Iowa; one sister, Helen Lapour, Marshalltown, Iowa; and many nieces and nephews.
Her parents, husband and several brothers and sisters, precede her in death. Arrangements under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, West Plains, Missouri.