Wanda Stahl, 1927-2016

Wanda Stahl

Wanda Stahl

Wanda Stahl, 88, of Jonesboro, passed away Monday, Aug. 1, 2016.

She was born Aug. 7, 1927, in Boydsville to the late William and Gertrude Butler Owens. She was a homemaker and a member of the First United Methodist Church Jonesboro. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother and grandmother who loved the Lord and walked in his path.

She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Orvil Stahl, who served the North Arkansas Conference first as a full-time local pastor and then as an associate member; a daughter, Robin Meadors; and nine brothers and sisters.

She is survived by her children: George Stahl of Indiana; Teresa Crisco of Little Rock; JoElla Weir and her husband, Cory, of Jonesboro; Charlotte Sanders and her husband, Thomas, of Rosie; and Phyllis Stahl of Jonesboro; a sister-in-law, Neala Stahl of Fayetteville; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A celebration of her life was held Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, at First United Methodist Church Jonesboro with the Rev. Patty Soward officiating. Interment followed at Woodland Heights Cemetery in Rector. Her grandsons served as pallbearers.

Lasting memorials may be sent to First United Methodist Church Care Team, 801 South Main Street, Jonesboro, AR 72401.