Carla Ruth Lee Stanfield

Posted By | December 4, 2019 10:26 am

Carla Ruth Lee Stanfield, 67, of Powder Springs, Georgia, formerly of Sparta, Tennessee, passed from this life Nov. 29, 2019, at Cobb Tranquility Hospice in Austell, Georgia.

Mrs. Stanfield was born July 21, 1952, in Sparta, to James Lee and Virgie Knowles Lee.

After graduating from White County High School, in Sparta, Mrs. Stanfield moved to Atlanta, Georgia.  She worked in management for commercial and construction supply companies.  She retired as an administrative assistant to the city manager of Kennesaw, Georgia.

Mrs. Stanfield did not have children but was a special aunt to well-loved nieces and nephews, as well as their children and grandchildren.  With Mrs. Stanfield, children had good behavior, enjoyed fun activities, and made lasting memories.  Vacations were primarily trips to beaches on the Gulf Coast or family visits to Tennessee.  Her adult life was in Georgia, but Tennessee was always special.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, J.C. Lee.

Survivors include her loving husband, Corley Stanfield; step-grandson, Jayden Gibson; sisters, Glenda (Bob) Gillen, of Manchester, Anna (Bob) Briggs, of Cookeville; sister-in-law, Billie Williams, of Powder Springs, Georgia; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was 3 p.m., Dec. 3, 2019, at Presley Funeral Home, with burial in West Cemetery. Pastor Roger Beck and Bob Gillen officiated.

Pallbearers were family and friends.

Presley Funeral Home, in Cookeville, was in charge of arrangements.

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