BUCKHANNON — Betty Lee Stone, 86, of Buckhannon, died Friday, Feb. 22 in Mon General Hospital in Morgantown, as a result of complications from a recent surgery. She was born July 31, 1926 in Upshur County, a daughter of the late Kenneth E. and Elsie White Queen. On Feb. 2, 1946 she married Dewey Junior Stone who preceded her in death on March 6, 2011. In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by one sister, Wilma Dean.
She is survived by one daughter, Judy A. White and husband Calvin of Buckhannon; one son, Dale E. Stone and wife Kay of Poway, Calif.; five granddaughters, Misty Stone of Poway, Tiffany Reed of Randolph, N.J., Christine Knibloe of Tucson, Ariz., Whitney Stevenson of Walnut Creek, Calif. and Leslie Petty of Lynchburg, Va.; two great-grandsons, Kaiden Reed of Randolph and Elliott Knibloe of Tucson; one great granddaughter, Ryan Reed of Randolph; one stepgreat-granddaughter, Ivy Petty of Tucson and one sister, Kenna Sutton of Buckhannon. Betty was a graduate of the West Virginia Business College in Clarksburg. She retired from West Virginia Wesleyan College in 1997 as the custodial supervisor for Wesleyan’s facilities. Betty was very devoted to her family and took great pride and joy in her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Friends and relatives may visit on Wednesday, Feb. 28 between the hours of 5 and 8 p.m. at the Poling St. Clair funeral home. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with Rev. Billee Scott Mick officiating. Burial will follow in the Heavner Cemetery in Buckhannon. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com.Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.