Helen Dolores Moore Stone SAN ANTONIO-Helen Dolores Moore Stone, 83, of San Antonio, formerly of Brownfield, passed away Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014. A memorial service will be held in her honor at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at the First United Methodist Church in Brownfield. Dolores was born on Sept. 20, 1930, to Royal and Helen Moore in Kiowa, Kan. She graduated from Post High School in 1948 and from the University of Texas in Austin in 1952 with a B.A. in Advertising, where she was a member of the Mortar Board society, honoring university women receiving scholastic honors, and the University of Texas Debate Team. She married Noah Wilson Stone on March 8, 1953, in Post, Texas. While Noah was in medical school, Dolores taught elementary school in Galveston and Temple. She then devoted her life to her husband and her two children. She was an active member of the First United Methodist Church in Brownfield for 54 years, where she taught Sunday school and vacation bible school. In addition to being an outstanding wife and mother, Dolores exceeded in many talents in oil painting, illustration, culinary arts, knowledge of world history, classical music and art appreciation, decorating, worldwide fine art, historical sites, New York Times crossword puzzles, accounting and knowledge of the Bible. Dolores was predeceased by her parents; her brothers, Charles L. Moore and Donald L. Moore. Survivors include her husband, Noah; son, Andrew Wilson and wife Kathleen Harben Stone of Midland; daughter, Amy and husband Kelly Mumbower of San Antonio; four granddaughters, Emily and Erin Stone, and Kelcey and Kinsey Mumbower; and sister, Sharon Rodden of Arlington, Texas. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 1004 E. Broadway, Brownfield, TX 79316.
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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Mar. 19, 2014