Mrs. Iovery Helen Stanley was born on March 25, 1951 in Tupelo, Mississippi to the late Lousie Brown and Tommie Lee Clarke. She married Elisha Stanley on August 21, 1970. She loved to fish, sew, listen to blues, play cards, but most of all doing it all with family and friends.
Iovery studied Jehovah Witness at an early age.
She is preceded in death by her mother, Lousie Brown; daughter, Sherice McDaniel; sister, Patricia Brown; and brother, Jerry Brown.
Left to cherish the memories of Iovery is her husband, Elisha Stanley; children, Deborah Stanley, Artaz (Marcia) Stanley, and Pernecia (Marvin) Collins; five granddaughters, Ashley (Anthony) Sturgis, Laquinndalinn (Josephy) Baker, Chenayi McDaniel, Jamesha Golson, and Vilan Stanley; two grandsons, Devaliera Stokes and Alveraz Stanley; four sisters, Dorothy (Rufus) Molden, Sandra Brown, Aliesa (Dennis) Keys, and Marie (Craig) Jones; five brothers, Barnabus Byest, James (Mandy) McDaniel, Johnny Brown, John (Joyce) Brown, and King (Laura) Byest; ten great-grandchildren, and a host of other nieces, nephews, family and friends.