Rosa Lee Stone

Rosa Lee Stone, 91 was born June 1, 1922 to John Taylor Kane Sr. and Irene Monteau Kane and passed away July 13, 2013 in Beaumont, TX. Mrs. Stone was a long-time resident of the Beaumont area and was co-owner of Tide Meat Packing Company. She served as Past President of the American Business Women's Association, was two-time Woman of the Year and a member of their Hall of Fame. Funeral service will be 10:00 AM, Wednesday, July 17 at Claybar Kelley-Watkins Funeral Home. Interment will follow at 11:30 AM at Hooks Cemetery off Hwy 69, Kountze, TX. A gathering of family and friends will be 5:00 - 8:00 PM Tuesday at the funeral home. Mrs. Stone is survived by her son, Dale Lee Cudd; grandson, Kyle Knupple, 2 great-grandchildren; her brother, John T. Kane Jr. and her sister, Irene Merchant and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dale H. Stone; daughters, Deborah K. Rowden and Dee Ann Knupple; sisters, Gloria Kersh and Annabelle Nicar and brother, Donald Teddy Kane.

Published in the The Beaumont Enterprise on July 14, 2013