Polly Stanley

September 29, 1936 - October 12, 2021

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Friday, October 15, 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel


Friday, October 15, 2:30 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel


Polly Stanley, 85, of Kendallville, Indiana, died Tuesday, October 12, 2021, at Visiting Nurse Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.

She was born September 29, 1936, in Floyd County, Kentucky, to James S. and Cosbie (Collins) Gibson.

On June 11, 1953, in War, West Virginia, to Paul L Stanley. He preceded her in death on January 4, 2014.

Mrs. Stanley was a homemaker.

Surviving are four daughters, Ruth Ann Christian of Woodruff, Kathy Arnold of Kendallville, Mary Stanley of Kendallville, and Jamie Stanley of Kendallville; four sons, Edwin Stanley of Wolf Lake, Danny Stanley of Kendallville, Beech Stanley of Kendallville, and Paul Stanley of Wolf Lake; 16 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; four great great-grandchildren; and a sister, Nannie Mae Handshoe of Garrett.

She was also preceded in death by 11 brothers and sisters; a grandson, Roy Allen Christian; and a great-grandson, Kile Allen Stanley.

Funeral services will be Friday, October 15, 2021, at 2:30 p.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville with Pastor Mike Stanley of the Church of the Stone, Wolcottville officiating.

Burial will follow at Orange Cemetery near Rome City.

Pallbearers are Shannon Christian, Dominic Christian, Donavon Christian, Dakota Anders, Nick Arnold, and Danny Stanley.

Visitation is Friday, October 15, 2021, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

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Crystal Gibson
October 19th, 2021 4:56pm
North Carolina

Paul, I am so sorry to hear about your mother, its a terrible loss.. My sympathy and condolences to the whole family...You will be in my thoughts and prayers!!

Paula Handshoe
October 15th, 2021 5:16am

My heart is broken an I will forever have eternal love for you .Aunt Polly. .You have gained your wings. You are forever in my heart.