STEPHENVILLE - Jane Stone, age 83, of Stephenville, entered her heavenly rest on Sept. 24, 2020 in Stephenville, Texas.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at Stephenville Funeral Home Chapel, with Len Boling officiating. Burial will follow at Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Stephenville, Texas. Visitation will be Monday, Sept. 28 from 6-8 p.m. at Stephenville Funeral Home.
Jane was born on Feb. 19, 1937 to the late Albert S and Lillie Ewell Swan in Dickens County, Texas. She attended grade school in Dickens and the rest of her education was in Afton, Texas. Jane married Bobby Ralph Boling on Oct. 25, 1953 at the Swan home in Dickens, Texas, and made their home in Monahans, Texas for 24 years. They had five children. In 1977, they moved to San Angelo, Texas, and later to Dublin, Texas where they both retired after working for the US Postal Service. Bob preceded her in death May 4, 1989.
On July 25, 1993, Jane married Elvis R. “Runt” Stone in Dublin, Texas. Runt preceded her in death May 3, 2019.
Jane was a member of Tarleton Heights church of Christ in Stephenville, Texas. She was known as Mom to her grandchildren and Big Mom to her great-grandchildren. Family and friends meant everything to her. She was a Christian servant, dedicated to family and friends as demonstrated by the number of birthday, anniversary and other care cards sent each month to those she knew and loved.
She was also preceded in death by parents - Albert and Lillie Mae Ewell Swan, two infant sons, husband - Bob Boling, son-in-law- Joe Pruitt, granddaughter - Janna Boling, four brothers and three sisters, and husband - E.R. (Runt) Stone.
Survivors for Jane include: Children - Rhonda Hooper and husband Danny of Argyle, Texas, Beverly Pruitt of Skiatook, Oklahoma, Len Boling and wife Jaxine of San Angelo, Texas, Laurie Gillispie of Stephenville, Texas, Lily McGrath and husband Kenneth of Angleton, Texas, Ray Stone and wife Glenda of Stephenville, Texas, Rick Stone of Stephenville, Texas, Mike Stone and wife Pam of Stephenville, Texas, 15 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, one brother, two sisters and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Foster’s Home for Children in Stephenville, Texas, Alzheimer’s Association, Leukemia Research Foundation or a charity of choice.
Online condolences may be made at www.stephenvillefh.com.
Posted online on September 25, 2020