Dateline: July 12, 2007

Ola Bradshaw Stone, 92, died Saturday, June 30, 2007, in Mineral Wells.

Services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3, 2007, in First Baptist Church in Clarendon with Bright Newhouse, Church of Christ Minister from Clarendon, officiating. Burial followed in Citizens Cemetery. Services were under the arrangement of Robertson Funeral Directors.

Mrs. Stone was born February 5, 1915, in Hobart, Oklahoma, to Benjamin and Elizabeth “Bessie” Dillard Flowers. She married Gabbert William Bradshaw on January 21, 1936, at Hobart, Okla. He preceded her in death on August 9, 1978. She then married John Tas “Jay” Stone in 1982. He preceded her in death on October 28, 2006. She was a restaurant owner, Borden’s milk distributor for 25 years, and a homemaker. She had been a resident of Clarendon since 1944 before moving to Mineral Wells March 2006. She was involved with family and enjoyed helping others. She was a great cook for family and friends alike. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Clarendon.

Mrs. Stone was preceded in death by her husbands, her parents, a brother, and three sisters.

Survivors include four sons, Billy Bradshaw and wife Dianna of Wilmington, N.C., Dennis Bradshaw and wife JoAnne of Mineral Wells, Douglas Bradshaw and wife Ann of Benbrook, and Roger Stone and wife Pam of Lawrence, Nebraska; two sisters, Revella Skypala of Hereford, and Claudia Blythe and husband H.D. of Amarillo; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great grandchildren.

The family requests memorials be to Citizens Cemetery Association, First Baptist Church in Clarendon, or Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch.





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