Archive for Thursday, June 28, 2001

Virginia I. Stone


June 28, 2001

Services for Virginia Imogene Stone, 91, Eudora, were Sunday, June 24, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, Lawrence. Burial was in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Lawrence.

Mrs. Stone died Wednesday, June 20, 2001, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

She was born April 29, 1910, in Blaine, the daughter of Henry Patrick and Anna Agnes (Mangan) Downey. She graduated in 1929 from Oread High School of Kansas University and then attended KU.

Mrs. Stone later worked at KU as director of Joseph R. Pearson Residence Hall.

She moved to Eudora Nursing Center in 1999.

She married Clayton L. Stone on Aug. 12, 1935. He died in 1977.

Survivors include a son, Darryl Stone, Lawrence; a daughter, Darleene Stone Overstreet, Moscow, Idaho; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

A daughter, Donnis Reinken, died in 1993.

The family suggests memorials to Eudora Nursing Center, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, Lawrence.

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