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Stanley Dale Liner

January 31, 1948 — October 16, 2022

West Monroe, LA

Stanley Dale Liner


Funeral services celebrating the life of Mr. Stanley Dale Liner, 74, of West Monroe, LA will be held at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, October 19, 2022, at the New Chapel Hill Baptist Church in West Monroe, LA with Dr. Marty Black officiating. Interment will follow in the Kilpatrick’s Serenity Gardens in West Monroe, LA under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home West Monroe, LA.

Mr. Liner was born on January 31, 1948, and passed away on October 16, 2022, in West Monroe, LA. He was a member of the MENC, NBA, LBA, LMEA, IAJE, NSOA, ASCD and NAPBIRT. He has been President of LMEA, President of LISA Bandmasters Association, President of Louisiana Bandmasters, Bandmaster of the Year for Louisiana Bandmasters' Association, District Director of LMEA District 1, State Orchestra Division Chairman, and Secretary of District I Band Director's Association. Mr. Liner also served on the board of Directors for Ouachita Valley Federal Credit Union, as Chairman of Credit Committee, Chairman of Supervisory Committee and Chairman of the Board.

He served in the United States Army as a Sergeant in charge of Crypto/Security in Cakmakli, Turkey, where he was awarded the Turkey National Land Forces Award and named the Soldier of the Quarter-SASCOM U. S. Army-Europe. After completing his military service, he received a Bachelor of Music Education (Vocal and Instrumental) and Masters of Education in Administration and Supervision from Northeast Louisiana University. He served as director of bands at West Ouachita High School. He previously taught at Prairie View Academy, Little Flower Academy, St. Frederick High School and Neville High School. Dale was selected as Teacher of the Year Neville High School, Teacher of the Year Monroe City School System, Teacher of the Year West Ouachita High, and Bandmaster of the Year Louisiana Bandmasters' Association. He received the Commendation for teaching (Advanced Biology), was a Finalist of the 31st International Science and Engineering Fair in St. Paul, Minnesota. He was named Teacher of the Year by Congressman Jerry Huckaby. His professional awards included Louisiana Music Educators Hall of Fame, Distinguished Alumni West Monroe High School, State Department of Education's Arts Assessment Design Committee, Superintendent's Task Force for Art Education, Louisiana Credit Union League's Hall of Fame. Dale had a love for Jesus and served as a Minister of Music in churches for over 40 years.

Dale is preceded in death by his parents, Roylea Jeb Liner and Mamie Frances Crawford Liner; his brothers, Roy Glenn Liner, James Lea Liner, and sister, Nellie Sue Liner Guidry.

Survivors include his sister, Claudia Jean Liner Wright; wife, Sharon Lynn Hughes Liner; children, Stan Liner Jr. and wife, Jena, Linda Lynn Liner Spillers and husband, Ryan, and Clifton Hughes Liner and wife, Dana; grandchildren, Alexis, Zoe, Allie, Mallory and husband, Kerry Paul, Noah, Luke, Zachary and Kailey.

Palbearers will be Shawn Liner, Zachary Liner, Noah Spillers, and Luke Spillers.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, October 18, 2022, at Mulhearn Funeral Home West Monroe, LA



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Tuesday, October 18, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Mulhearn Funeral Home - West Monroe

300 McMillan Road, West Monroe, LA 71291

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

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