Mary Carlton Stone

November 30, 1927July 18, 2017
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Mary Carlton Wells Stone, 89, of Fieldale, VA, passed away Tuesday July 18, 2017 at Kings Grant Healthcare, Martinsville, VA. Born on November 30, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Robert Edwin Wells and Estelle Smith Wells. Mary was a 1944 graduate of Petersburg High School and a 1948 graduate of Madison College with a B.S. in Home Economics. Mrs. Stone came to teach at Fieldale High School in 1948. Mary was a member of Fieldale Baptist Church for 64 years and sang soprano in the Chancel choir for more than 40 years. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Ralph Blanton Stone; one daughter, Elizabeth Donnan Stone, of Greensboro, NC; two sons, Robert Blanton Stone of Fieldale, VA., and John Carlton Stone of Roanoke, VA.; one granddaughter, Melissa S. Jones and husband Eric of Moseley, VA; and one great- grandson Landon Riley Jones. In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by one son, Frank Edwin Stone, and one infant brother, Robert Almont Wells. Visitation will be Friday, July 21st at Collins Funeral Home from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The funeral will be held at Collins Funeral Home Saturday, July 22nd at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Allen Jackson officiating with burial to follow at Roselawn Burial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Fieldale Baptist Church, P.O. Box 98 Fieldale, VA, 24089. To express condolences, please sign the online guest book at

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