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Joy C. Stone, 77, of Lincoln, died
Saturday, March 7, 2009, at 2:45 a.m. at her home.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Monday at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln. Her funeral
will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with Roger
Burial will be in Irish Grove Cemetery, Middletown.
Mrs. Stone was a licensed water plant operator and
worked at the Illinois Department of Revenue.
She was born June 3, 1931, at Kenney to Jessie
Beeler Tripplett and Marvin Burton. She married
Edwin Stone on June 19, 1949, at Middletown. He
preceded her in death on June 26, 1979.
She is survived by one daughter, Susan (and
Glenn) Barker of Petersburg; five grandchildren, Ivy
Barker of Petersburg, Adam (and Tara) Barker of
Petersburg, and Shawn Stone, Michelle Stone and
Ashley (and Shaun) Moore, all of Wisconsin; two
great-grandchildren; two brothers, Ivan (and JoAnn) Tripplett of Lincoln and John (and Alberta)
Tripplett of Middletown; and two sisters, Rose (and
Ben) Szabrowicz of Jasper, Ark., and Marilyn (and
Jim) Bell of Mason City.
She was also preceded in death by one son, Dale
Stone; one sister,
Evelyn Triplett; and two brothers, George and Jim Tripplett.
She was a member of Sweetwater Christian Church,
American Legion Auxiliary 0672 and a member of the
Middletown Bunco Club for over 50 years.
Memorials may be made to Sweetwater Christian
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