Funeral services for Mrs. Edna Earl Stone, 90, of Eolia, Missouri, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 14, 2013, at the Eolia Baptist Church in Eolia, Missouri. The Rev. Robert Knight will officiate. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 13th at the Collier Funeral Home in Louisiana, Missouri. Burial will be in the Eolia Cemetery. Mrs. Stone passed away Sunday, March 10, 2013, at St. Luke’s Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.
She was born January 17, 1923, in Eolia, Missouri, the daughter of Edward Clarence Smith and Ellen Brown Smith.
She married John H. Stone January 15, 1945, at Madison, Wisconsin, and he preceded her in death November 3, 1996.
Edna is survived by her son, John Edward Stone of New London, Missouri; daughter-in-law, Wanda Stone of New London, Missouri; one grandson, J. Christopher Stone and wife, Kryssie of Aurora, Colorado; and a granddaughter: Nicki Stone Lloyd and husband, Terry of Dallas, Texas.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Bonnie McCarty, and her parents, Edward and Ellen Brown Smith.
She graduated from High School at Eolia, Missouri.
She was a member of the Eolia Baptist Church and the Eolia Eastern Star.
Honorary pallbearers are Bonnie Stone and Rosalie Steinhage. Active pallbearers are: Paul Stone, Pete Colbert, Karl Steinhage, Jerry Woodward, Bill Franklin and Jim McCarty.
Memorials may be given to the American Heart Association in care of Collier Funeral Homes, Inc., 117 Barnard Drive, Louisiana, Missouri 63353