Frances Elendor Stone, 76, wife of Willie Joe Stone, died Tuesday, February 26, 2019, at McLeod Hospice House, Florence.
Mrs. Stone was born on January 3, 1943 in Florence County, daughter of the late Francis Edd Poston and Rhoda McConnie Richardson Poston. She was a faithful member of Unity Original Free Will Baptist Church and a member of the Ladies Auxiliary. Mrs. Stone retired from Johnsonville School District Five, she also served as an Event Caterer and was a homemaker.
Surviving are her husband of 58 years, Willie Joe Stone of Johnsonville; sons, Barry (Rhonda) Stone of Hemingway and Karlos (Rhonda) Stone of Johnsonville; grandchildren, Amanda (Davie) Baxley of Hemingway, Whitney (Adam) Smith of Conway, Kelli Stone of Kingstree, Drake Stone of Johnsonville and Austin (Taylor) Stone of Hemingway; seven great grandchildren; siblings, Peggy Cox and Patsy (H. A.) Morris, both of Florence, Edd (Mary) Poston of Pamplico and Blanch Poston of Johnsonville; aunt, Barbara Mims; numerous nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Stone was preceded in death by her siblings, Betty Prosser, Ruby Poston, Bessie Lee Stone, Rebecca Richardson, Knox Richardson, Harry Poston, Thomas Poston and Eugene Poston.
Funeral services will be 3:00 PM, Friday, March 1, 2019, at Unity Original Free Will Baptist Church, Johnsonville. Burial, directed by Carolina Funeral Home, will follow at Mill Branch Cemetery, Johnsonville.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 – 3:00 PM, Friday, March 1, 2019, at Unity Original Free Will Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made to Unity Original Free Will Baptist Church, PO Box 689, Johnsonville, SC 29555 or McLeod Hospice House, PO Box 100551, Florence, SC 29502-0551.