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Lola Grace Stanton, "Pete"

Obituary for Lola Grace Stanton, "Pete"

May 2, 1943 - October 19, 2017
Newark, Delaware | Age 74

Loving Mother, Grandmother,Great Grandmother


Lola Grace Stanton, age 74, of Newark, DE passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, October 19, 2017. Born May 2, 1943 in Blue Ball, MD, Lola was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Dixon) Jones.

Lola loved to cook, whether it was for a family picnic, holiday or one of her famous cook-outs. She would prepare food for days just to ensure there was enough for everyone. She also enjoyed baking cakes, playing rummy and spending time at Delaware Park. In her younger years, she was a member of the Moose Lodge. Her most cherished time was spent with her loving family, wonderful friends and her beloved dogs.

Lola is survived by her three children: Alfred Stanton, Jr. and his companion, Cathy Stowe, Terry Acord and her husband, Ricky and Tina Jones and her companion, Shawn Lum; sister, Bobbie Miller; former husband and loving friend, Alfred Stanton, Sr.; five grandsons and three great grandsons.

Including her parents, Lola was also preceded in death by her two brothers, Orville and John Jones; daughter, Barbara Ann Pennington and grandson, Matthew Halsey.

A celebration of Lola's life will be held at 2:30pm on Friday, October 27, 2017 at R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., 259 E. Main St., Elkton, MD 21921, where family and friends may visit beginning at 1:30pm. Burial will follow at Gilpin Manor Memorial Park.

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R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A.

259 East Main Street
Elkton, MD 21921
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