The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas


October 2, 2013

Margaret Stone

Funeral services for Margaret Ellen Stone, 87, of Texarkana, and formerly of Palestine, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home Chapel in Palestine.  

Margaret passed away on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, in Texarkana.

She was the third born of 10 children to Clarence and Edna Young Poston in Henderson County, Texas on Aug. 17, 1926.

Margaret worked with her family in the fields until she was grown.  She was a very loving and caring wife and stepmother to three children she inherited with her marriage to Howard in 1969. She was also a kind and understanding foster parent to three girls. She was much loved by all her family. Margaret was a beacon of the Christian faith.  

She was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers, James, W.C., Buddy, Sonny and Don Poston; and one sister, Faye Tyer.  

She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Howard L. Stone of Texarkana; two sons, Zeb Stone of Frisco and Andy Stone of Little Rock, Ark.; one daughter, Kelly Stone Fleet of Texarkana; three sisters, Bille Dyess, Peggy Hammond and Joy Berryhill Murphy, all of Palestine; and six grandchildren, Lacy, Chris, Danielle, Zane, A.J., and Ryan.

Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the service on Saturday at Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home.

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