Merle J. Stanley

March 10, 1944 - January 1, 2022

Birthplace & Residence

Birthplace:
Baltimore, Maryland
Resided In:
Gwynn Oak, Maryland

Viewing

Location:
Wylie Funeral Home (Baltimore County)
Date:
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Time:
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Funeral

Location:
New Antioch Baptist Church
Date:
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Wake Time:
11:00 AM
Service Time:
11:30 AM to 1:45 PM

Cemetery

Location:
Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery
Date:
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Time:
Immediately Following Service
Posted by:
LIONEL & STACIA HALL
Posted on:
January 20, 2022
John, Stacia and I send our deepest condolences. We pray GOD’s Grace and Blessings to you and your family. We have many fond memories of Merle as a sincere friend and co-worker. We are forever “family” as we remember Merle reading Scripture at our wedding. The Stanley family are our dear friends forever. Stay strong my friend. We are always there for you.
Love,
Lionel & Stacia Hall
Posted by:
Joyce Brooks-Brown
Posted on:
January 19, 2022
God's blessings to the Stanley family! It was always a pleasure to hear Merle's singing and now she has joined the Heavenly Choir!
Posted by:
Erick & Yvonne Sessions
Posted on:
January 19, 2022
Sorry for your loss.


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Posted by:
Erick & Yvonne Sessions
Posted on:
January 19, 2022
Our prayers are with you and your family. Sort for your loss.

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Posted by:
Charles Summers
Posted on:
January 18, 2022
Brother Stanley
Our condolences to you and your family. Offering prayers for strength and serenity during this grieving period.
Posted by:
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Posted on:
January 18, 2022
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Posted by:
Rayfield Purnell
Posted on:
January 18, 2022
I am sorry for your loss and am keeping you in prayer
Posted by:
Myrna Blackwell
Posted on:
January 17, 2022
It's with heartfelt sympathy I feel for my schoolmate, my friend Merle. May you rest in his arms. Family you have my deepest sympathy.
Posted by:
Michael & Andrea
Posted on:
January 15, 2022
With Deepest Sympathy
Posted by:
Angelique and Ray Gillespie
Posted on:
January 15, 2022
May God welcome Mrs.Stanley warmly into Heaven and give you all the strength and love to carry on with her in your hearts.

Your Friends,
Ray and Angelique
The Gillespie Family
Posted by:
Carolyn Bolton
Posted on:
January 12, 2022
Hi Brian and Leslie,

I'm very sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. May she rest in the Lord in Jesus name, amen.

With Sincerest Condolences,
Carolyn
Posted by:
Carlton Gordon
Posted on:
January 11, 2022
I stopped here to express my Heartfelt Sympathies and condolences to the Entire Stanley Family
Over the past 30 + Years I've had numerous occasions to hear and be Treated to the Soulful Voice of Sister Merle.
Each time it was Never a Disappointment, But a True Pleasure. She was always a Lady and treasure to be in the Company of .
John (Comrade ) On Behalf of the Executive Committee Of "Liberty Post 122 " Allow me to Extend Condolences , Sympathies and Prayers., My Brother,,
Chaplain
C. Gordon
Posted by:
Regina
Posted on:
January 11, 2022
Sending my deepest condolences to Mrs Merle J Stanley Family she was an extremely talented and wonderful Diva Woman (I Regina Jackson) had the pleasure to sit with Mrs. Merle on December 4, 2021 at the Forum celebrating the Omega Centennial Celebration would be the last time I get to enjoy such a beautiful Woman may she REST in Power. Peace to the FAMILY. From the Jackson Family (Rick and Regina Jackson)
Posted by:
Bob and Rose Payne
Posted on:
January 10, 2022
We wish to express our sympathy on the untimely death of Merle. Only those who have lost a spouse can know the depths of your feelings. We send you our love to give you strength to bear your sorrow.
Posted by:
REGINALD HAYSBERT, SR.
Posted on:
January 10, 2022
John,
My deepest condolences over the loss to your family. May the Lord comfort you during these difficult times.
Posted by:
Flo Johnson
Posted on:
January 9, 2022
My deepest condolences to you Leslie and your entire family. I not only worked with you, I worked with your mom also, someone who always had a smile and something funny to say in almost every situation. Know that she truly Loved her family.May God grant you and your family peace and comfort.
Posted by:
Cordell & Dee Boone
Posted on:
January 8, 2022
John and Family,
Please accept our most sincere condolences for your loss. If there is anything that we can do to assist you at this time, please do not hesitate to ask.
Posted by:
Clint & JoAnne Sellers
Posted on:
January 8, 2022
Our deepest condolences to you and your family. This is difficult for us and we cannot even begin to imagine what it must be like for you. Merle was the joybringer, the life of the party!!! We are thankful for the numerous opportunities we had to be in her presence. Pictures capturing multiple occasions spent together are treasured memories. Listening to Merle share the gift of her beautiful voice was the highlight of any gathering. It was also a joy to reminisce about our experiences at Charles Hamilton Houston Junior High and Douglas Senior High Schools. Please know, "Grief never ends, but it changes. It's a passage, not a place to stay. Grief is not a sign of weakness, nor a lack of faith. It is simply the price of LOVE!"
Posted by:
William Jackson
Posted on:
January 8, 2022
John I extend my sincere condolences to you and your family for the loss of your life partner and their mother and grandmother .
Bill Jackson
Posted by:
Eugene George Dandy
Posted on:
January 7, 2022
John, My deepest condolences.
Posted by:
Errol Taylor
Posted on:
January 7, 2022
Sending up Prayers and condolences Gw
Posted by:
Carmen Roberts-Williams
Posted on:
January 6, 2022
My sincere condolences to the family on the loss of your precious family member. Heaven received another angel.
Posted by:
Russell & Ernestine Jolivet
Posted on:
January 6, 2022
Dear John,
You have our deepest sympathy. May the precious memories you and your family have of your beautiful wife bring you comfort and peace. May God heal your pain.
Love,
Russell & Ernestine
Posted by:
Leusy
Posted on:
January 6, 2022
I miss talking to you on a daily basis. You are at peace and not suffering. Enjoy your family that we’re waiting for you .
Love,
LeusyU
Posted by:
Leuretta Lewis
Posted on:
January 6, 2022
Will miss our long distant calls little sis. It’s hard knowing that we will not be able to talk on a daily basis. You will remain in my heart and thoughts.
Leusy
Posted by:
James Cox
Posted on:
January 6, 2022
My thoughts and prayers were with the Stanley family
Posted by:
Freddie Corbin
Posted on:
January 6, 2022
My sincere condolences. May God continue to bring you peace and bless you and your family.
Posted by:
Jean James
Posted on:
January 6, 2022
Ralph and I were so saddened by the news of Merle's passing.She was a beautiful lady with a beautiful voice and a smile that would light up the room. One of my special joys was seeing her at my sister's house when I visited Maryland...such fun...my mother loved her.One moment I will never forget was when she sang for us at a family home going service and helped to heal all our broken hearts with her sweet voice...she was a one of a kind amazing lady and may she rest in peace. My condolences to the family.
Posted by:
Joan Hash
Posted on:
January 6, 2022
Bert and I were saddened to hear of Merle’s passing and want to send our condolences out to John, Leslie, Bryan and Justin. She was like a sister to me and for many years we talked every day. She was a special lady..my own Patti Labell. I danced in her shadow and we had a lot of fun together. She was always the life of the party and she never got tired of talking about her children. I will miss my girl, Merle but she’s at peace and serenading the other angels in Heaven. Thank you John for inviting me into your family when we first met at Social Security and introducing me to Merle. She enriched my life in many ways and was a special friend. I loved her spirit …
Posted by:
Nathan Pitts
Posted on:
January 5, 2022
My prayers and condolences go out to our entire family. I've known Merle all my life and she was a friend. I'll never forget how she touched my heart when she sang "It is Well With My Soul" at my father's funeral. Merle was a Diva and an unmistakable talent. Rest in paradise cousin, it is well.
Posted by:
Lorraine Williams Carey
Posted on:
January 5, 2022
Merle touched so many lives with her faith and kindness. I pray that the family will find comfort in their many happy memories of her.
Just know that she is now singing with the angels.
I will always cherish my memories of her.
With deepest condolences.
Posted by:
Jeffrey Patterson
Posted on:
January 5, 2022
To my loving family. Aunty was a special lady and surely will be missed. My condolences go out to Uncle John, Leslie, Bryan, and Justin. It's a difficult task to let go of the person that has been there for you at every turn, the person that has wiped your noise and rear-ended when needed, provide that shoulder for you to cry on when you needed comforted, and an ear for you to bend when needed. "It will be little things that we remember—smiles, laughter—and although it is hard right now, the memories of these things will become tools to push away the pain. Those we love can never be more than a thought away; for as long as there’s a memory, they live on in our hearts." Love from the Patterson Family.
Posted by:
Tony Scroggins
Posted on:
January 5, 2022
Praying that God will provide the Stanley family with COMFORT and PEACE during this time.
Posted by:
Jean Campbell
Posted on:
January 5, 2022
May God Bless the entire family!
Posted by:
Margo M. Anderson
Posted on:
January 5, 2022
May the Lord comfort and keep you during this time of bereavement. Remember the great memories made to help sustain you at this time. My sincere condolences. God Bless!PGQM
Posted by:
David J. Boyer
Posted on:
January 5, 2022
My condolences to your entire family on the loss of Mrs. Stanley. Peace to you all.
Posted by:
Josette Darden Sheldrick
Posted on:
January 5, 2022
I will always remember Mrs. Stanley as a role model, inspiration, and true diva. Wishing Leslie and the whole family peace that surpasseth understanding.
Posted by:
Leslie Johnson
Posted on:
January 5, 2022
Love you more than you know, Mom. Miss you.
Posted by:
Leslie Stanley Johnson
Posted on:
January 5, 2022
Love you Mom. Miss you.
Posted by:
Philip Strambler
Posted on:
January 4, 2022
Praying for your comfort and understanding.
Posted by:
Thomas Lynch
Posted on:
January 4, 2022
My sincerest heartfelt condolences to you John and your entire family on the passing of Merle. My prayers are with you and I pray that your grief will soon be tempered with the memories you & Merle created together over five decades of marriage. Bless you all.
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Wylie Funeral Home (Baltimore County)
9200 Liberty Road
Randallstown, MD 21133
410-655-9200

Funeral

New Antioch Baptist Church
5609 Old Court Road
Randallstown, MD 21133

Cemetery

Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery
11501 Garrison Forest Road
Owings Mills, MD 21117

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