Dateline: February 23, 2006

Graveside services for Dorothy Neil Tankersley Stone, age 73, were held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 17, 2006, in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon with Rev. Bryan Knowles, retired Baptist minister from Clarendon, officiating.  Arrangements were under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.

Mrs. Stone died Monday, February 13, 2006, in Amarillo.  She was born Mary 22, 1932, in Clarendon, where she lived until moving to Amarillo over 50 years ago.  She was married to Emory C. “Red” Stone, who preceded her in death on November 6, 2000.  She had worked as a secretary in several places prior to her retirement.  She loved to fish and garden and to “dig in the dirt.”  She was a member of the Highland Baptist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Kathy Savers and husband Michael of Dalhart and Karen Bates and husband Phillip of Waco; three sisters, Sammy Jean Ipson of Monroe, Utah; Laddell Danielson of Paradise, Utah; and Mary Helen Bauer of Salt Lake City, Utah; and three grandchildren, Shane Swaney, Matthew Storrs, and Brent Raney.

The family requests memorials be to Citizens Cemetery Association in Clarendon.



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