Ruth A. (Stone) Pardee

February 17, 1935April 7, 2014
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Ruth was born February 17, 1935 to William and Glenora (Hatfield) Chapple, and passed away April 7, 2014 at age 79. Ruth loved working with children, traveling, and her cats. She was an Audiologist for the health department in Genesee County, and in her spare time enjoyed music and playing the piano, reading and gardening. Ruth was a Central Michigan University graduate, who went on to live in Clare, Birch Run, Davison, Flint, and Williamston. She is preceded in death by two brothers and one sister. Ruth is survived by her husband Frederick Pardee, daughter Mary (David) Tessler, stepdaughters Gayle Pardee, Sharon (LeRoy) Kinne, Brenda (Frank) Cheap, Sherry (Bob) Barrera, sons David (Maggie) Stone, Mark (Tracy Hammond-Stone) Stone, Alan (***) Stone, sixteen grandchildren and several great grandchildren. The funeral service will be held Thursday April 10, 2014 at 11am at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes Williamston Chapel, 205 E. Middle St. Williamston. Officiating will be Rev. Donald Flint of Flint First Church of The Brethern. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 4-8pm at the funeral home. Interment will be held at Vernon Twp. Cemetery at 3pm following the funeral service. Those desiring may make contributions to; Hospice Of Lansing Stoneleigh, 3411 Stoneleigh Dr. Lansing, MI 48910, or Flint First Church of The Brethren, 1200 Stocker Ave. Flint, MI 48503.


  • Funeral Service Thursday, April 10, 2014
  • Visitation Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Ruth A. (Stone) Pardee

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Roy Wilkins

May 13, 2014

I never got to meet her but if she taught her son Alan how to treat and care for people she was truly an angel. Her spirit will live on in all who she loved.

April 14, 2014

I'm so sorry about your loss. Please take comfort in the scripture at James 4 : 8. God will draw close to you during this difficult time.

April 12, 2014

My deepest condolences to the Pardee family. May you find strength in the words of Isaiah 51:12, "I myself am the One that is comforting you."


April 12, 2014

It is sad to learn of the loss of such a vibrant and joyful individual as Ruth. Thoughts and prayers are with the family. May the God of comfort strengthen you.

Justin & Jayme

April 9, 2014

Uncle David, Aunt Margie and family we are sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

"What we have once enjoyed, we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes part of us." -Helen Keller

Barbara Harvey

April 8, 2014

Our thoughts are with you in your time of mourning, May God guide you with his loving hands.
Love Pat and Barb

The Douglass Family

April 8, 2014

I'm so sorry for your loss. May you turn to our Heavenly Father for comfort during this very difficult time. Psalms 9:9-10

Bill & Nancy Backus

April 8, 2014

David, Margie and family we are so sorry for your loss. Love Bill & Nancy