A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, October 19, 2012, at Rome-Tharp Cemetery in Rome with Dr. Johnny Bley officiating and under the direction of Williams and Lord Funeral Home in Ruleville.
Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, October 18, 2012, Williams and Lord Funeral Home in Ruleville.
He was a retired staff sergeant of 32 years in the U.S. Army National Guard.
He is preceded in death by his father, Charlie Clinton Stone.
He is survived by his mother, Mildred Tharp Stone of Drew; brother, Charles Ray (Sonny) Stone of Jackson; sisters, Brenda McCullough of Drew, Ruby Mullins of Drew, Mary Ann Ranson of Charleston, and Becky Sheedy of Cleveland; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Shannon McCullough, Chris Mullins, Jason Hall, Larry Mullins, Benny Brooks and Robert Hall.