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Helen Marie Stone

February 19, 1933April 24, 2021

Helen “Marie” Stone, 88, of Apex, North Carolina, passed away peacefully at Transitions Lifecare Hospice in Raleigh on Saturday, April 24, 2021.

She was born February 19, 1933 in Wake County, a daughter of the late Lawrence Ennis and Lynnette Mills Ennis. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leslie Stone, three brothers, John, Bobby, Lynn and one sister, Susan.

Marie worked as a United States Department of Agriculture Tobacco Grader for the Federal Government. She loved her church, being at the farm with her family, gardening, and caring for people in need. Her life was spent in Wake County and Vance County. She made so many friends and will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her three children: John Lee Atkins II, wife Joyce, Joan Atkins, and Steve Atkins, wife Nell; six grandchildren, Tim Baker, wife Angel, Carl Lee, wife Anna, Tonya Gray, husband Jason, Steven Atkins, wife Niki, John Lee Atkins III, wife Darby, Morgan Wilder, husband Brandon; nine great-grandchildren, and her sibling Mike Ennis.

A funeral service will be held 2pm Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at Catawba Springs Christian Church, 6801 Ten Ten Road, Apex, NC 27539. The family will receive friends 1-2pm prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow the service in the church cemetery.

Arrangements with Apex Funeral Home.

Services

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, April 28, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, April 28, 2021

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Cynthia Driggers

April 28, 2021

Terry and I are so very sorry for your loss. Speaking from personal experience losing loved ones is never easy, having the time to say goodbye is a true blessing. Every day you miss them and it is a pain that never leaves you, however, as time passes you are able to find peace in your precious memories.
Love,
Terry & Sindy Driggers

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