Mrs. Hermine Elvena Payne Stanyard
The Morris Street Family mourns the loss of our devoted member, Mrs. Hermine Elvena Payne Stanyard, widow of the late Mr. George D. Stanyard, Sr. The family had a private service and interment on Monday, December 7, 2020. Sister Stanyard is survived by her children, Geormine (Alonzo) Stanyard-Crawford and G. Dewey Stanyard; granddaughter, Candice (Megan) Crawford-Zakian; siblings, Cyrus C. (Demetra ) Washington, Sr., Willie Dell (Henry) Taylor and Barbara Payne; godchildren, Antionette E. (William) Bennett-Bluford and Rev. Marionette E. Bennett; in-laws, Eunice Washington, Jenny Lou Washington, John Nathaniel, Thomas and Morris Ashe, Mary Brown, Rose Whitney and Glenemae Johnson; a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
The service was broadcast, per the request of the family, and is available for viewing on the Morris Street Facebook page using the link below. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you make a donation to: IAAM, indicating that it is in honor of Hermine P. Stanyard using the link below. Checks should be made payable to the International African American Museum and mailed to: Post Office Box 22761, Charleston, SC 29413.
Arrangements provided by Smith-McNeal Funeral Home, Inc., 2119 Dorchester Rd., N. Charleston, SC 29405 (843)722-3676 or 1-800-924-5659. Messages of condolences may be sent via the guestbook at www.legacy.com using the link below
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