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Edward Harrison Stanton

January 16, 1936 — March 19, 2020

Mr. Edward Harrison Stanton, age 84, of 1519 Lipscomb Road, Apt. 411, Wilson, North Carolina passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2020.  A private funeral service for family will be held Saturday. 

Precious memories are cherished by his loving wife of forty-three years, Mary Farmer Stanton of the home; two daughters, Melissa Stanton of New Carrollton, MD and Tammy Richardson (Maurice) of Wilson, NC; two sons, Edward Todd Stanton of Washington, D.C.,  and Andre Farmer of Wilson, NC; two sisters, Eleanor White (George) and Blanche Braxton both of New Canton, Virginia; a stepdaughter, Louraine Ceacal of McClellanville, South Carolina; one granddaughter, Amber Stanton; four grandsons, Aaron Stanton, Antonio Stanton, Ryan Richardson, and Brian Richardson; one great grandson, Taj Richardson; two sisters-in-law, Shirley Farmer and Dorothy Allen (DeVart) both of Wilson, NC; five brothers-in-law, Luther Farmer (Annie), Lonnie Farmer (Bertha), Donnie Farmer, Larry Farmer (Renea) all of Wilson, NC, and Michael Farmer (Patricia) of Stantonsburg, NC; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends

A viewing will be held Friday from 3 pm to 6 pm at Carrons Funeral Home, 726 Tarboro Street, Wilson. The family is receivng friends at the residence. Condolences may be directed to or faxed 252.237.0120.  They may also be sent by email to  Please remember the Stanton family in your prayers.

Professional and caring service has been entrusted to Carrons Funeral Hone, "The Willing Friend".

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