|Birth: ||Jan. 14, 1857|
|Death: ||May 24, 1939|
Pioneer Citizen of Tyler Bluff Is Dead
GEORGE W. STONE
Another pioneer citizen of this section of Texas has been called to his reward. GEORGE W. STONE, 82, died at his home in the Tyler Bluff community, following an illness of a few weeks, on Wednesday, May 24. Funeral services were held in the home that same afternoon by Rev. CALVIN DENNIS of Bulcher, assisted by Rev. G.N. STONE of Nocona. Interment was in the Coker cemetery directed by E. N.Dunbar. The service in song was given by a sextet, Mr.and Mrs.C.E. CUNNINGHAM, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. EMBRY, MISS DOROTHY RAE BUCK and Rev. LEON MILNER. Pallbearers were S. C. ROACH, BILL HARRIS, GEORGE ROACH, RICHARD HARRIS,EARL HUTSON, AL HUTSON, and JOE STONE of Rosston.
Survivors include his wife, two daughters MRS. CONNIE WILLIAMSON of Saint Jo and MRS. MARTHA SEWELL of Waurika, Oklahoma; one son LINDSAY STONE of Saint Jo; two
sister MRS. AMANDA CLOYSE of Fulton, Oklahoma and MRS. JEANETTE LEACH of Holdenville, Oklahoma, 9 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
GEORGE WASHINGTON STONE was born in Kentucky on January 14, 1857, came to Texas in 1879 and settled in Cooke County in the same neighborhood where he lived for almost 60 years. He married MISS JULIA ROACH on October 24, 1881. He was one of the most prosperous farmers and fruit growers in the northern part of Cooke County. UNCLE GEORGE has been coming to Saint Jo through the years of his long and useful life, well known, respected and loved by all who knew him here.
Julia Samatra Roach Stone (1856 - 1940)*
Mary Connie Lee Stone Williamson (1886 - 1975)*
Martha Edna Stone Sewell (1893 - 1953)*
Created by: Claudie Dejuana Kimbrell
Record added: Jun 24, 2010
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