Shirley Mae Stone
Shirley Mae Stone, age 79, passed away on Saturday, August 10, 2019, at Bowers Hospice House. Born on June 21, 1940, in Sophia, WV, she was the daughter of the late John Burleson and Gertrude Stover Burleson.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, James Stone; her son, Eric Stone and his wife, Kelly, of Bristol, VA; grandchildren, Erica Pack and her husband, Chris, and Bethany Rife; great-grandson Levi Remington Pack; her nephews; Tom Poe, Terry Poe and Ronald Green; and sister-in-law, Delores Stone.
Shirley was a cook in the Raleigh County school system for 32 years. She and her husband, James, were members of Mabscott Independent Christian Church for over 40 years. She enjoyed gardening and loved spending time with her grandbabies. Shirley was a very loving individual who would do anything for anyone and had a "heart of gold."
The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 pm Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at Blue Ridge Funeral Home. Funeral Services will follow at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Blue Ridge Funeral Home with Pastor Andy Davis officiating. Burial will be held at Mt. Tabor Baptist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers honoring her are Terry Poe, Douglas Poe, David Poe and Chris Pack.
For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Southern West Virginia-Bowers Hospice House, 454 Cranberry Dr., Beckley, WV 25801.
Online condolences may be made to the family at Blue Ridge Funeral Home & Crematorium has the honor of serving the family.
Published on August 11, 2019


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