Doris Stone
October 5, 1946 -
April 5, 2016

Visitation

April 10, 2016
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Service 

April 10, 2016
2 p.m.

Interment

Obituary

Doris Marie Stone was born to the late John Davis and Esther Eugene Bone on October 5, 1946, in Fayetteville, Tennessee. She confessed Christ at an early age, joining St. Paul A.M.E. Church as a child and remaining faithful until her death. On Tuesday evening, April 5, 2016, she answered the Lord’s call at Crestwood Medical Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

She was united in Holy Matrimony to Ray Edward Stone, Sr. on July 16, 1966. This union was blessed with three children.

Doris worked at the Tennessee Department of Human Services for 30 years before retiring in 2002. She loved to travel and be with her family.

She leaves to cherish her memory her very loving and devoted husband, Ray Stone, Sr., Fayetteville, TN; three children: Rita Smith (Larry) of Peachtree City, GA; Rhea Stone of Orlando, FL; and Ray Stone, Jr. of Athens, TN; four grandchildren: Jaylen Rhea Smith, William Elijah Smith, Ray E. Stone, III, and London Marie Stone; one sister: Bettie Hogue (Charles) of Warrensburg, MO; three brothers: John D. Bone, Jr. (Laura) of St. Louis, MO; Phillip Bone, Sr. (Carolyn) and Lawson M. Bone both of Fayetteville, TN and a host of nieces, nephews, and relatives. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by sisters Aline Peay and Delores Bone.

Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 2 p.m. at the St. Paul AME Church with Dr. Reverend Charles Holsey officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant View Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be Sunday, April 10, 2016 from 1 until 2 p.m. at St. Paul AME Church.

Higgins Funeral Home is assisting the family of Mrs. Doris Marie Stone.

 

Video Services

17 Comments

  1. Jacque Jackson

    Ray So sorry for your loss.I will always remember that blg beautiful smile.Love You guys

    Reply
  2. Brenda Brooks

    Ray, So very sorry for the loss of Doris, you used to clean the office at Associates where I worked Brenda Brooks Edwards . We love Doris and she will truly be missed

    Reply
  3. Jamey and Michelle Hall

    Coach Stone,
    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. We are praying for you and your family.

    Reply
  4. Linda Harrison

    I am so sorry for your loss. Brings back a lot of memories of Brad and Ray playing together when we lived on 110. Mrs. Doris was such a sweet and classy lady. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  5. Andres & Valencia Marierose

    Andres and I are deeply sadden by your loss! Our sincere condolences and love to the entire Stone Family!

    Reply
  6. Sherra

    To Ray and Family, I am truly sorry for your loss.
    Doris was a beautiful spirit inside as well as on the outside. My prayers are with you and your loss is deeply felt. I love you all.

    Love,
    Sherra a.k.a Sheryl

    Reply
  7. Noshai

    2Corinthians 1:3-4
    “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort,who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.”
    From my family to your family we offer love and comfort.
    Love you Moma Doris, may you rest in Heavan.

    Reply
  8. Martez Wheeler (The Wheeler Family)

    Over the years I’ve had the opportunity to see Mrs. Doris several times and she was always kind in nature a joy to be around. My heart goes out to the family during this time. May god give you strength during these days. All of my prayers.

    Reply
  9. Stan Harrison

    Stone Family,

    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your wife and mother. She was a tremendously sweet woman with a gentle spirit. I know she will be greatly missed.

    Reply
  10. Byron Linley

    Love u man. Hugs for u and the family.

    Reply
  11. Janice H. Bolner

    Ray and children sorry to hear of your loss. Doris was a kind person who was always smiling and so easy to work with. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your children.

    Reply
  12. Eleanor Helton and Jan Helton Davis

    Rita, Rhea and Ray,
    I am so sorry about the death of your mother. She was so proud of each of you and will be greatly missed.

    Reply
  13. Linda Woodruff (Noshai Callahan)

    Stone Family: I have no idea what you must be going through in losing what I think is the one of most important compasses in our lives. I know your mom was that to you, and with this loss comes so many layers of heartache. Please know my heart is open to giving you anything you might need during this time of incredible loss.

    Reply
  14. Janice Harwell

    Ray and children: I am so very sorry for your loss. As you know, Doris & I worked together for years. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

    Reply
  15. Cynthia Porter-Hamilton

    Sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you.

    Reply
  16. bobby and brenda sharp

    Ray and Family
    so sorry to hear about the loss of Doris.

    Reply
  17. Robert Thomison

    Ray and Family
    So sorry to hear of the loss of Doris. I offer my heartfelt sympathy. My heart is truly heavy. I pray that God will give you strength, comfort and peace to get you through this difficult time in your life. God Bless, Robert Thomison

    Reply

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

Memories

17 Comments

  1. Jacque Jackson

    Ray So sorry for your loss.I will always remember that blg beautiful smile.Love You guys

    Reply
  2. Brenda Brooks

    Ray, So very sorry for the loss of Doris, you used to clean the office at Associates where I worked Brenda Brooks Edwards . We love Doris and she will truly be missed

    Reply
  3. Jamey and Michelle Hall

    Coach Stone,
    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. We are praying for you and your family.

    Reply
  4. Linda Harrison

    I am so sorry for your loss. Brings back a lot of memories of Brad and Ray playing together when we lived on 110. Mrs. Doris was such a sweet and classy lady. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  5. Andres & Valencia Marierose

    Andres and I are deeply sadden by your loss! Our sincere condolences and love to the entire Stone Family!

    Reply
  6. Sherra

    To Ray and Family, I am truly sorry for your loss.
    Doris was a beautiful spirit inside as well as on the outside. My prayers are with you and your loss is deeply felt. I love you all.

    Love,
    Sherra a.k.a Sheryl

    Reply
  7. Noshai

    2Corinthians 1:3-4
    “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort,who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.”
    From my family to your family we offer love and comfort.
    Love you Moma Doris, may you rest in Heavan.

    Reply
  8. Martez Wheeler (The Wheeler Family)

    Over the years I’ve had the opportunity to see Mrs. Doris several times and she was always kind in nature a joy to be around. My heart goes out to the family during this time. May god give you strength during these days. All of my prayers.

    Reply
  9. Stan Harrison

    Stone Family,

    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your wife and mother. She was a tremendously sweet woman with a gentle spirit. I know she will be greatly missed.

    Reply
  10. Byron Linley

    Love u man. Hugs for u and the family.

    Reply
  11. Janice H. Bolner

    Ray and children sorry to hear of your loss. Doris was a kind person who was always smiling and so easy to work with. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your children.

    Reply
  12. Eleanor Helton and Jan Helton Davis

    Rita, Rhea and Ray,
    I am so sorry about the death of your mother. She was so proud of each of you and will be greatly missed.

    Reply
  13. Linda Woodruff (Noshai Callahan)

    Stone Family: I have no idea what you must be going through in losing what I think is the one of most important compasses in our lives. I know your mom was that to you, and with this loss comes so many layers of heartache. Please know my heart is open to giving you anything you might need during this time of incredible loss.

    Reply
  14. Janice Harwell

    Ray and children: I am so very sorry for your loss. As you know, Doris & I worked together for years. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

    Reply
  15. Cynthia Porter-Hamilton

    Sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you.

    Reply
  16. bobby and brenda sharp

    Ray and Family
    so sorry to hear about the loss of Doris.

    Reply
  17. Robert Thomison

    Ray and Family
    So sorry to hear of the loss of Doris. I offer my heartfelt sympathy. My heart is truly heavy. I pray that God will give you strength, comfort and peace to get you through this difficult time in your life. God Bless, Robert Thomison

    Reply

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published.