Judge Deck Stone, born in Montgomery County, 1880, after attending Mississippi College and studying law at the University of Chicago, entered into a partnership with Judge M.P. Lowrey at Marks. After two years, this partnership was dissolved in 1912, and Stone moved to Lambert, where he opened a law office. He had the distinction of serving as the first County Judge, beginning July 11, 1927; his term ending at his death in December, 1935.
Information provided by Mrs. Van Stone, Lambert, Mississippi
Contributed by Sharon Fortner Wright
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