William Henry Stanley, age 83, passed away January 30, 2021 in Batesville. He was born August 27, 1937 in
Prairie Co, Arkansas to William W and Malinda (Maples) Stanley.
William was a retired heavy equipment operator. He enjoyed his garden, scrapping metal and
volunteering at Fishnet Missions of Jacksonville.
He was preceded in death by his parents William and Malinda Stanley and sisters Dorothy Micheli and
Mary “Liz” Ferguson.
He is survived by his daughter Melinda Stanley-Ginn (Frank) of Bradford; brother Woody “Estus” of
DesArc; three sisters Dollie Biddle of CA, Frances “Robenia” Williams of DeValls Bluff, and Vina Lisle of
Mena, AR; 2 honorary granddogs Sally May and Gustopher Robin; and a host of cousins, nieces and
Arrangements entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville,
Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400.