Pastor Lester D. Stone Lansing Age 59, the Pastor of Friendship Baptist Church was born in Nashville, TN on January 20, 1951, the son of Louis and Viola Stone, who preceded him in death. He passed away on Wednesday, March 31, 2010. Survivors include: his devoted wife of 39 years, Dr. Carolyn Diane Stone; son, Lester D. Stone, II; brothers, Louis and Jerry (Vickie) Stone; sisters, Jewel (Ronald) Swanson, Dianne Williams and Dorothy Stone; in-laws, Bernadine (Ronald) Peaks, and Robert (Joyce) Ward; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and members. Friends may pay their respects to Reverend Stone Monday, April 5, from 9a.m. - 9p.m. at Friendship Baptist Church, 2912 Pleasant Grove Rd, Lansing, MI. The family will receive friends from 6 - 8 pm. Homegoing services will be held Tuesday, April 6, 11:00 a.m. at Immanuel Temple Community Church, 5400 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Published by Lansing State Journal on Apr. 4, 2010.