Mrs. Ruth Stone, age 86, of Nicholls, GA passed away on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, at Fitzgerald Life Care. Mrs. Stone was born on March 19, 1931, in Pearson, GA to the late Jackson Stone and Leomi McDonald Stone.
Survivors include; her daughters: Mollie her husband Tallie Purvis of Douglas, Ga., Patricia Crews of Douglas, Ga., Kathleen Anderson of Summerville, Ga.; sons: Elias "Dick" and his wife Joan Stone of Nicholls, Ga., Frank and his wife Tammy Stone of Springfield, Ga., Richard Stone of Douglas, Ga., Perry Stone, Jr., of Nicholls, Ga..; sisters: Vicey Peters of Nicholls, Ga., Lois Thornton of Nicholls, Ga.; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by: her husband, Perry Stone; mother, Leomi McDonald Stone; father, Jackson Stone; sons: Carl David Stone and Carlos Stone; daughter, Ruby "Sally" Pritchard; and grandsons: Hank Crews, and Delano Stone.
Family will received friends on Thursday November 9, 2017 from 6: to 9 p.m. at Sims Funeral Home, Inc.
Funeral Services will be held on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church (Atkinson County) with Rev. Floyd Tanner, Rev. Larry Stone and Rev. Casey Wright officiating.
Sims Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.