Mary Louise Rebecca, nee Piper, Stone, 84, of Belleville, IL; born on September 8, 1935; passed away on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at Sparta Community Hospital in Sparta, IL.
Mrs. Stone worked as a CNA at Friendship Manor Care Center in Nashville, IL. She also worked at Hoyleton Children’s Home and for Illinois Bell Telephone Company. Mary was a Jehovah Witness and was a faithful member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness in Belleville, IL. Mary was very handy around the house. She would often sew, make clothing and she was a wonderful cook.
She was preceded in death by her parents – Walter and Adeline, nee Schmale, Piper.
She is survived by her husband – Jack Stone whom she married on January 26, 2006 at Kingdom Hall North in Belleville, IL. Her children – Carla Rhode of Marissa, IL; Angela (Aaron) Luebke of Okawville, IL; Randy (Madalyn) Hoepker of Nashville, IL. Her grandchildren – Nicole (Sean) Williams; Kyle (Misti) Rhode; Ashley (Gerard) Spratt; Alisha (Evan) Finke; Angelica (Cody) Powell; Easten Hoepker; Saxton Hoepker. Her great-grandchildren – Colten Finke; Taylor Rhode; Cameron Rhode; Alexandra Rhode.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 3:00pm at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness at 3187 Caryle Avenue, Belleville, IL 62221.
Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL is entrusted with arrangements.