MCDONOUGH, Ga. — Rosemary Stanfield, 78, of McDonough, died Friday, Feb. 7, 2014.
She was born in Carlos, to the late William Thomas and Vivian Layman Winebrenner. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Barrington Stanfield Sr. and her brother, Ronald O. Winebrenner.
She attended Beall High School and upon graduation, relocated to Washington D.C. where she enjoyed an enriching career and retired as Chief Deputy Clerk of the Tax Division in 1990 for the Superior Court of Washington. Rosemary was proud to have descended from Western Maryland’s first settlers, some of who immigrated from Germany. Genealogy became her passion and she was an ardent reader who loved traveling throughout the United States, Europe and the Caribbean. After her husband’s death, Rosemary retired to McDonough. Rosemary was very interested in politics. She enjoyed volunteering at Piedmont Henry Hospital, attending church and bible study at Jodeco Road First United Methodist Church in Stockbridge, Ga., and most importantly, spending time with her grandchildren. Rosemary was a very kind and gentle soul with a loving and generous heart; always giving to others.
Rosemary is survived by her children, Vicki Stanfield Hammond (Stephen), Seattle, Wash., Barry Stanfield (Vivian Wang), Aldie, Va., Adam Stanfield (Stephanie), Tampa, Fla.; grandchildren, Sean Stanfield, Kelsi Stanfield, Zack Stanfield, Matthew Hammond, Allison Stanfield, Tyler Penn; great-grandchild, Brady Penn; many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 at Jodeco First United Methodist Church, Stockbridge, Ga., with Rev. Darris Baker officiating.
Interment will take place in Fairfax, Va., on Monday Feb. 17, 2014.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Jodeco First United Methodist Church, 1500 W. Jodeco Road, Stockbridge, GA 30281 or the Piedmont Henry Auxillary, 1133 Eagles Landing Pkwy, Stockbridge, GA 30281.
Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.