STONE, Wendell Wendell Corbin Stone, age 59, of Carrollton, passed away Monday, June 2, 2014. He is survived by his brother, Curtis Stone (wife Linda); nephews, Greg Stone (wife Shannon) and Milt Nichols (wife Joy); nieces, Laurie Long (husband Pat), Jody Reid (husband Rob), and Julie Wylie (husband Doug); grandnieces and grandnephews, Brenna, Danielle, Bailey, Savana, Marissa, Ella, Liam, Finn, Gannon, McKenna, Cody, Norma, Abby, Samantha, and Walt; and his life long friend, Sharon Whitaker. He was preceded in death by his parents, Norman and Loneda Waldrep Stone; and his two sisters, Norma Nichols and Judy Harmon. Wendell graduated from Vanderbilt University with a BA in English, proceeded to Georgia State University with an MA in Communications, graduated from Valdosta State University with an MLIS, and obtained his Ph.D. in theatre from Louisiana State University. He was employed in social work for many years before obtaining his graduate degrees. He taught college in the Department of Mass Communications. A Memorial Service to Honor the life of Wendell Stone will be held on Friday, June 6, 2014, at 1:00 PM in the Tom M. Wages Lawrenceville Chapel. The family will receive guests on Friday from 11:00 AM until the time of services. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Georgia SPCA at www.georgiaspca.org/WedellCorinStone. Condolences may be sent to or viewed at www.wagesfuneralhome.com. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service LLC, "A Family Company" 120 Scenic Hwy Lawrenceville, GA 770-963-2411.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on June 5, 2014
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