October 20, 1932 ~ February 26, 2007

Longtime Farmington Banker, Mr. Stanley Eugene Mabery passed away late Monday evening, February 26, 2007, at The DesPeres Hospital, in St. Louis, at the age of 74 years, 4 months & 6 days. Stan was born on October 20, 1932, in Flat River, MO., & was the son of Cleo B. Mabery & Dora 'Jones' Mabery. Also preceding-in-death was his 1st wife, Joan 'Hayes' Mabery.

Stan was: * a US MARINES CORPS Veteran of The Korean War. Stan worked in banking at First State Community Bank for 28 years, retiring as Senior Vice-President. Stan was very active in the Farmington community & loved by all. Stan was a member of The Memorial United Methodist Church of Farmington.

Survivors Include: his wife, Erma Jean 'Winebarger' Mabery, of Farmington. 1 Daughter: Alisa Castleberry (& friend Jim Fenton) - of Farmington; 1 Son: Dennis Mabery, of Imperial, MO. 5 Grandchildren: Ashley & Zac; Erica, Jeremy & Tom. Also surviving are: 7 Great-Grandchildren.

Visitation: Wednesday, 3-8 pm. Visitation resumes Thursday, 7:00 a.m.

Funeral: Thursday, 1:00 p.m., March 1, 2007,

at: TAYLOR Funeral Service CHAPEL, with Rev. Don McGuire officiating.

Interment: Hillview Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Farmington.

Memorials to: * The American Heart Association.

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  1. Football! How Stanley and I loved talking football. He would come in the bank and we would laugh at how poor our picks were for the last weeks games. I'm going to miss him so much. He was a good friend. Erma, my prayers are with you and your family.

  2. Dear Family- I was so sorry to hear of Stanley's passing. He was a great guy, always friendly. We loved it when he would bring us McDonalds on Wednesday morning. I hope he knows how much we all appreciated what he did for us. He will be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

  3. Stan and I were teammate's on the American legion Baseball team in 1949. Stan was a true Gentleman and I never in all these years have heard the slightest rumor of any wrong he had done. I pray for his family in this time of sorrow Herb

  4. Stan and I were friends from back in our high school days. We enjoyed many visits together in these last years. He was a wonderful person and I'll miss him. His family will be in my prayers.

  5. I met Stan when I worked at the Civic Center (Nov. 96-Dec. 97). He would come in to walk. He always had a smile on his face and a warm "hello". He enjoyed visiting with everyone. After I left the Civic Center and would see him around town, he always remembered me. I would get that great smile and some conversation! I will miss him! My sympathies to all his family.

  6. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. I enjoyed working with Stan at the bank. He always brighten our day! John, Yvonne, & Alex Wade

  7. My heartfelt sympathy to Erma, Dennis, Lisa and families. Stanley touched so many people. When those of us that worked with him heard the news we began to shed tears. Then one person starting telling funny stories and sharing memories. The next thing we knew we were all crying from laughter. That is how we will remember Stanley and how he was able to brighten the day. He was loved by everyone that new him.

  8. Sympathy extended to your family during this difficult. My husband worked for IBM and System Resources until his death 8 years ago and spent many hours working at First State Bank and made many friends there. May God Bless you today and in the days to come.

  9. Mabery family-Sorry of the passing of your family member. May GOD give comfort to the family. I met you at the hospital in december when my husband and MR.Mabery were there at the same time. I am the mother of DARLA HAYES from the bank. I would ask her often how Mr Mabery was doing. Again i am so sorry. JOYCE LEWIS

  10. We were so sorry to hear of the passing of Stan. He was definitely a very special guy and one that we considered a friend. L.C. & Barb.

  11. Erma, I am so sorry to learn about Stan's death. We just returned from out of state. Due to family illness I will not be able to come to visitation of the funeral. But my thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.

  12. I was very blessed to not only have known Stan but also have him in my life as my "other" Dad. I will never forget his deep laugh or his red blazer he wore for Christmas. Erma, Lisa and Dennis I am so sorry I could not be there, but please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. With much love to all of you…. Terri

  13. For the family of the late Earl Dickey Sr., Stan was a good friend and neighbor over the years, we all give our condolences and wish Erma and the children the very best. We send our heartfelt prayers. Stan will be missed sorrowfully.

  14. Sadden by Stan's passing. We knew Stan and his Mabery family most of his life. He was a joy to be around, a pleasure to have known, and a great golfing buddy. He will be greatly missed.

  15. Lisa, I was very sorry to hear about your dad's passing. You and your family will be in my prayers.

  16. Thinking of you Erma and praying for your comfort. We cherish your friendship and have happy memories of your visit to us in South Carolina. Tim said tell you hello and he is thinking of you. (pots right) he still uses that when he plays cards. ha ha Love Glen Wilma & Tim

  17. Erma, You are in my prayers.I am so sorry for your lose.Turn to God he will help you through. Love You Linda

  18. Stan was a regular customer of mine when I worked at Save-A-Lot in Farmington. He was always such a joy to be around. I am very sorry to hear of his passing, but I'm sure he's the life of the party with the angels. My prayers and sympathies are with his family.

  19. Our deepest sympathy to your family. Stan was a good friend of the Mills family in Bonne Terre and very well thought of in that community.

  20. Mabery Family, So sorry for your lose. Stan was a great person. He helped my husband and I buy our first home 25 years ago, and he knew you where ever he seen you. He always had a smile on his face and something funny to tell you. We will sure miss him around town. John & Mary Miller

  21. I remembered Stan from my days living in Farmington in the 70's. He was a "fine" man, who will be "missed" by his community.

  22. Dear Erma, Dennis and Family, I just learned of Stan's passing and want to let you know how sorry I am. Just thinking of Stan makes me smile, because he always did, always had a funny comment, joke or story. He was my very favorite co-worker (except my mom of course) during my short tenure in the late 70's working at FSB. My mom and dad, Virginia and Delmar Elders, also send their sympathy and love. They are in south Texas. You all are in our prayers.

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