Christopher Raphael Stano
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Christopher Raphael Stano, 65, of Empire, died Friday, March 14, 2014, at Walker Baptist Medical Center. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Bell Sumiton Chapel, with burial in Earnest Chapel Cemetery in Oakman. Bro. Sammy Reid will officiate.

Visitation will be from 6 until 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Lennie and Louis Stano Sr., and nephew, Louis John Stano III.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Stano of Empire; daughters, Brandi Stano Lambert (Jeremy) of Dora, Amy Stano of Parrish and Lisa Stano Pledger (Alan) of Parrish; stepsons, Chad Watts (Debra) of Hueytown and Shane Watts (Layla) of Empire; grandsons, Zach Watts of Hueytown, Chris Pledger of Parrish and Ian Watts of Hueytown; step-grandchildren, Drake Mays of Empire, Caleb Pledger of Parrish and Emily Mays of Empire; brothers and sisters, Maria Whitaker of Birmingham, Louis Stano of Brentwood, Tenn., Genoveva Stano of Washington, D.C., Teresa Stano of Gainesville, Ga., David Stano of Springville, Phillip Stano of Potomac, Md., Pat Stano of Suwannee, Ga., and Robert Stano of Severna Park, Md.; and a host of other relatives and friends.

You may sign an online register or express private condolences to the family at

Bell Funeral Home, Sumiton; 205-648-6611