Odie Belle MaBelle Stanton

February 25, 1923 ~ October 9, 2010

MaBelle was a very special person who has made a beautiful difference in a lot of lives.

Odie Belle Myers Stanton "MaBelle", 87, of Moss Bluff, LA died at 10:36 PM on Saturday, October 9, 2010 in her residence.

Mrs. Stanton was born February 25, 1923 to Nettie and Henry Myers in Kinder, LA. She attended Fenton High School and lived in Moss Bluff for over forty years. She enjoyed working in her yard, telling jokes, and spending time with her family and friends. She loved socializing and never met a stranger.

Mrs. Stanton is survived by her daughter, Bonnie Stanton Marcantel and husband John of Westlake, LA; son, Luther Stanton and wife Melody of Boulder, CO; brother, Herschel "Huey" Myers of Lake Charles; grandchildren, Dwayne Taveney (Kelli), Bryan Taveney (Donna), Rhonda Taveney Reed (Glenn), Cheri Ardoin (David), Jonathan Stanton (Amanda), and Joey Stanton; four step-grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester Stanton; one brother; and two sisters.

Her funeral service will be 11:00 AM on Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend Robin Norris will officiate. Burial will follow in Green Oaks Cemetery in Kinder, LA. Visitation will be at Johnson Funeral Home on Monday from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM and continue on Tuesday from 8:00 AM until the start of the service.

The family would like to express a special word of thanks to Odyssey Hospice and also her caregiver and great-grandson, Dustin Reed.

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  1. Cheri, I was so sorry to hear about the passing of your grandmother. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and all of your family.

  2. One of the most special people I have ever met, and loved. Ma Belle was kind to everyone she met and would give her point of view if you asked. She reminded me of my own grandmother. I loved her dearly. My thoughts and prayers go out the the family and friends of one of the most interesting people God shared with us.

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