Donna Elizabeth Brown Stanley, 53, of Stony Point, N.C, went to be with the Lord unexpectedly at her home on Monday, January 3, 2022.

Donna Was born on October 30, 1968, in Wilkes County, N.C., to the late Chloe Handy Brown and Sam Cicero Brown. Donna was a great mother and loved her family. Close friends and family would call her “sister,” and she was a great friend who had a big heart. Donna was a loved by many people and touched even more.

In addition to her parents, Donna was preceded in death by her late husband, Roland Lee Stanley, and brother, Willard Ray Brown.

Donna is survived by her two children, Amber Stanley Grindel (Jerry) and Stephen Allen Stanley; five grandchildren, Jase Lee, William Roland, Rebekah Ellen, Chloe Elizabeth and Emma Ann. She is also survived by her siblings, Frances Louise Mitchell (Wilson), Ronnie Brown (Jane), Diane Souther (Iscca), James “Jimmy” Brown (Angie), Talmadge Brown, Ricky Brown (Faith), Roger Brown and Richard Matheson II (Angie); as well as numerous nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. Donna is also survived by her boyfriend, Michael Weston Sr. of the home.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, January 10, at Iredell Memorial Gardens.

Troutman Funeral Home is serving the family.