Gertrude Ray Stone, age 85, of Lula, passed away on March 21, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.
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Visitation for Mrs. Stone will be held on Sunday, March 23, 2014, from 4-8 p.m. at Memorial Park Funeral Home in Gainesville, Ga. She will have an additional visitation in Burnsville, N.C., on Monday, March 24, 2014, from 6-9 p.m. at Yancey Funeral Service. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Lower Ray Cemetery in Bald Creek, N.C. The Rev. Johnny Stone will officiate.
Mrs. Stone was born Dec. 21, 1928, in Bald Creek, N.C., to the late Frank Ray and Ruth Ray. She was retired from Milliken where she worked in the weave room. Mrs. Stone was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Ruth Ray; her husband, Allen Stone; her sisters, Mary Frank Self, Atlas Pressley, Edith Ray and Lucille Powell; and her brother, Walter Ray.
Mrs. Stone is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Janet and Farrell Ramsey of Mountain Home, Idaho; and son and daughter-in-law, Johnny and Linda Stone of Lula, Ga.; as well as her granddaughters and their husbands, Denise and James Shockley, Elicia and Glen Massengill, Tiffany and Chris Crowe, Shannon and Mike Gelalia, and granddaughter Danielle Ramsey. In addition, she is survived by five great-grandchildren: Allen, Cassida and Kaytlin Shockley, Savannah Crowe and Cooper Massengill. Mrs. Stone leaves behind three sisters, Billie Joyce Parham, Joncilee Davis and Elsie Gay Huff; as well as brothers, Bobbie Ray and Addison Ray.
Memorials made to Hall County Hospice.
Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA 30504, is in charge of arrangements.
Send online condolences to www.memorialparkfuneralhomes.com.
Memorial Park Cemetery and Funeral Home
2030 Memorial Park Road Gainesville, GA 30504
Published in gainesvilletimes.com on Mar. 23, 2014