January 15, 1946 – October 22, 2018
Vera Mae Stone was born January 15, 1946 in Seven Points, Texas to parents James and Effie (Palmer) Lester and entered into eternal rest October 22, 2018 at the age of 72. Vera was a country girl at heart that attended Mabank School but quit school to help her family. She was a stubborn, warm-hearted, loving, giving "Mama". Family was most important to her. Vera loved her daughters and was best friends with them. She was an excellent cook, loved animals, birds, music, singing and playing the guitar. Vera enjoyed soaps, especially "The Young and Restless". She was an amazing, wonderful woman that will be greatly miss by all who knew and loved her. Vera was preceded in death by her parents, brothers: Thomas and Edward Lester and sister Juanita Shoemaker. She is survived by her husband since 1981, Ronnie Stone of Kemp, daughter Jeannie Barnes of Denver, CO, daughter Ellena Fleischman and spouse Stephan of Arlington, grandchildren: Toni, Kaci and Stephen, five great-grandchildren, sister Marie Bishop of Mabank, brother Charles Lester and spouse Vicki of Wills Point, sister Thelma and Chuck Goode of Van, dog Mandi, other loving family members and many more friends.
- Visitation Wednesday, October 24, 2018
- Funeral Service Thursday, October 25, 2018
- Graveside Service Thursday, October 25, 2018
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November 15, 2018
My mom was a wonderful person. She was my best friend. My laughing buddy. Everytime my parents and I got together we always made something seem funny. Whether it was or not. We found laughter and fun in everything we did together. I miss my mom and I going shopping together when dad was out fishing or out of town. I enjoyed looking through the clearance racks at Walmart with my mom while dad went to other part of the store. He never once complained. He would let us have our mom and daughter time. I have a hard time going to thrift stores or Walmart without having memories of her and I doing this. I miss our girl talks. She always knew what to say when I was having a bad day