Sonja Kay Stanley

Sonja Kay Stanley, 71, of Centerview, died February 24, at home surrounded by family.

She was born October 31, 1947, in Lexington the daughter of Garland and Emogene (Corbin) Williams.

On April 27, 1987, she and Dean Stanley were united in marriage in Branson, MO. He preceded her in death.

Sonja loved spending time with her family. She could be found in the summertime riding her lawn mower or in Odessa at one of her antique booths.

Sonja is survived by her children, Doug (Arline) Hayes of Odessa and Dustie (David) McGrew of Marshall; stepchildren, Jeff (Carissa) Stanley of Oak Grove and Cheryl (Kelvin) Francy of Centerview; her grandchildren, Dylan (Echo) Madrid of Marshall, Courtney Davis of Marshall, Caden McGrew of Marshall, Zachary Butts of Higginsville, Rebeccah Stanley of Blue Springs, Joshua Stanley of Oak Grove, Nathan (Hanna) Francy of Blue Springs, and Kaitlyn (Dalton) Hutcherson of Centerview; a great-granddaughter, Kaylee Madrid; and a sister, Pam Borel of South Daytona, FL.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dean, her parents, Garland and Emogene, and a brother, Steve Williams.

A celebration of life will be held from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday at Reflections on Pine in Warrensburg.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society and can be left in care of Sweeney-Phillips & Holdren Funeral Home.

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