Shannon L. Stanley
September 01, 1990 ‒ January 30, 2017
Shannon L. Stanley, age 26 of Ashley died unexpectedly Monday, January 30, 2017 at The Ohio State Medical Center following a three week illness.
She was born on September 1, 1990 in Marion to Matthew D. Stanley of Marengo and Lucy Powers of Ashley. A graduate of Buckeye Valley High School in 2009, she had resided in Ashley the majority of her life. Gifted in the mediums of art and writing, she attended the Vineyard Church in Sunbury.
In her younger years, she loved climbing tree’s: loved all animals and would bring them home. She wrote poetry, loved gardening and flowers and liked socializing with everyone. She had a great insight on life. She could meet someone and immediately be able to relate and connect. Above all else, she loved being a mother to her son Alex Chase Santho and her daughter Leina Lucille Santho, and especially enjoyed the trips to the park and the zoo.
In addition to her children and parents she is also survived by her brother Chad (Bethany) Wallace of Logan, sister Malaya Stanley (Spencer) of Delaware, paternal grandmother Dody Stanley, paternal aunt Deb (Sam) Ferrell, maternal aunts Lori (JoAnn) Powers, Pam (Mike) Wheeler, Kathleen (Sam) Partin, maternal uncles Bobby Powers and David (Pam) Martin, niece Madison, nephew Logan, and numerous cousins, great aunts and uncles.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather David Stanley, maternal grandparents Rose and Adam Martin, maternal grandfather Peanut Powers, and Aunt Erin Vickers.
Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Friday at which time services will follow at 2:00 p.m. at the Bennett, Brown, Rodman & Snyder Funeral Home in Ashley. Burial will follow in Ashley Union Cemetery. Immediately following the graveside service, everyone in attendance is invited to a Celebration of Shannon’s Life at the Oxford Township Hall, Shoemaker Road, Ashley.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Shannon Stanley Go Fund Me Account or to the funeral home to assist with final expenses.
Condolences may be shared at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com