FRIENDSHIP — Carol Ann Stone, 56, of Friendship, Ohio, died Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, at OSU Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. Born Carol Ann Nichols, March 6, 1957, on Edwards Air Force Base in California, she was the daughter of the late Wayne and Evelyn Nichols. She graduated from Portsmouth High School in the class of 1975, and attended Shawnee State University. She was a loving mother and was generous to everyone she knew.
She is survived by one daughter, Jennifer Lynn Stone of Columbus, Ohio; one granddaughter, Audrey Ann Swan of Columbus, Ohio; and one brother, Wayne Lee Nichols of Stout, Ohio.
Carol worked as a bookkeeper at the Distel Furniture Company, and Barbour Auto Parts until her daughter was born at which time she became a stay at home mom.
She was past member of the Portsmouth Area Jaycee-ettes, a Girl Scout leader, a past member of Very Special Arts and attended First Christian Church. Carol was also a 4H Horse Club assistant and a West High School Band Booster.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at F. C. Daehler Mortuary Company with Rev. Greg Cooper officiating. Burial will be in Friendship Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday one hour prior to the service at Daehlers.