Dateline: February 15, 2007

Beulah Clydeane “Sally” Stone, 81, died Tuesday, February 6, 2007, in Memphis, Texas.

Services were held at 4:00 p.n. on Friday, February 9, 2007, in the First Baptist Church in Memphis with Rev. Daniel Downey, Pastor, officiating.  Burial was held in IOOF Cemetery in Lakeview, Texas. Services were under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.

Mrs. Stone was born November 9, 1925, in Leslie, Texas, to Clyde and Carrie Redwine Fowler.  She had been an Amarillo resident for 13 years but had lived most of the remainder of her adult life in Hall County.  She married Billy B. Gibson on April 8, 1944, and he preceded her in death on November 1, 1982.  She then married Emory Carroll “Red” Stone on August 15, 1986, at Canyon, and he preceded  her in death on November 6, 2000.  She had worked much of her life in the cotton business, both as a bookkeeper and later as a cotton buyer.  She was a member of the Club 51 in Memphis, and had been an active volunteer with Olivia’s Angels in Amarillo.  She was a member of the Church at Quail Creek.

Mrs. Stone was preceded in death by a brother, Johnny Fowler.

Survivors include one daughter, Cathy Adkins of Amarillo; one son, Dana Gibson and wife Kylene of Valley Mills, Texas; one brother, Carroll Fowler of Memphis; a dear friend, Tags Richards of Ruidoso, NM; five grandchildren, Casey Adkins, Cole Adkins, Todd Gibson, and wife Kim all of Houston, Cody Gibson and wife Sandi of Valley Mills, TX, Terry Heald and husband Darrell of Georgetown; and eight great grandchildren: Brandon Gibson, Cameron Gibson, Peyton Gibson, Conner Gibson, Kyle Gibson, Shelby Gibson, Macey Heald, and Madison Heald.

The family request memorials be made to Lakeview Cemetery Association or the Kidney Foundation.


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