Mary Louise Rebecca Stone

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.

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