Oral memoirs of Mary Faye Stanley: an interview conducted on July 10, 2020
Stanley, Mary Faye
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Mary Faye Stanley was born in Truby, Texas and grew up in Abilene, Texas. She was attending school during World War II and notes that life went on more or less as usual in the country during the war. However, her father, a pilot, registered but did not serve. Both of her older brothers trained for service in World War II—Leslie Jr. for the infantry and Billy for the Air Force. Stanley also recalls that Pearl Harbor was a topic of discussion at church.