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Thelma Lee Stone

June 19, 1924 - April 13, 2016

Thelma Lee Stone, 91, of Springfield, died at 9:08 am, Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at St. John’s Hospital. She was born June 19, 1924 in Hillsboro, KY to Emmett and Beulah Emmons Heflin. She married Ernest Stone on March 9, 1944 and he survives.

Also surviving are two daughters Virginia (Russ) Bechtold of Mt. Prospect, IL and Linda K. (Gary) Woodson of Springfield; one son, Ernest David Stone of Springfield; eight grandchildren, twenty-four great grandchildren; one sister, Mary (Kirby) Story of Hillsboro, KY and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Penny Stone Fleck and nine brothers and sisters.

Thelma worked for many years at Southern View School, and retired from the Secretary of State after thirty-one years. She enjoyed being with her family and friends.

Visitation: 10 am – 1 pm, Saturday, April 16, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home.

Funeral Service: 1 pm, Saturday, April 16, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Jeff Nelsen officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cherry Hills Baptist Church or Southern View Chapel.

Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, April 16, 2016

Time: 10:00 am - 01:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Service Information

Date: Saturday, April 16, 2016

Time: 01:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, April 16, 2016

Oak Ridge Cemetery

Address:

1441 Monument Ave
Springfield, IL 62702

(217) 789-2340 Map


Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to Cherry Hills Baptist Church or Southern View Chapel.


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