Sheila Jeanne <I>Schomp</I> Stone

Sheila Jeanne Schomp Stone

Death 14 Jan 2014 (aged 87)
Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Plot J, 201
Memorial ID 123604515 · View Source
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Sheila Jeanne Stone, 87, of Springfield, IL, died at 7:10 p.m. on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

Sheila was born December 23, 1926 in Fort Wayne, IN, the daughter of Ray and Bernice Snyder Schomp. She married Byron Franklin Stone and he preceded her in death on March 23, 1990.

Sheila received her undergraduate degree from North Dakota State University and her Master's Degree from the University of Illinois. She went on to be a teacher for 50 years, teaching elementary school, middle school, and was a reading specialist. She taught at Lawrence Education Center, Lincoln Land Community College, Franklin Middle School, Jefferson Middle School, and Palmer and Staley Elementary Schools. Sheila was a member of Laurel United Methodist Church and belonged to a Church Circle. She was also a member of the Springfield Education Association, Illinois Retired Teachers Association, the National Education Association, and a Phi Beta Kappa lifetime member. She also belonged to the Illinois Reading Council, Delta Kappa Gamma Education Society, and the Illinois Adult and Continuing Education Association. Sheila was an avid bridge player and reader. She was a staunch supporter of many animal rights organizations.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Donald Schomp; and one stepson, Robert Stone.

She is survived by two daughters, Shelley and Suzanne ; two stepsons, James and Raymond ; five grandchildren; ten step grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; one niece and one nephew; and many friends.

Cremation will be accorded by Butler Cremation Tribute Center prior to ceremonies.

Burial will be held at Camp Butler National Cemetery at a later date.

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  • Created by: Jean S
  • Added: 17 Jan 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 123604515
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sheila Jeanne Schomp Stone (23 Dec 1926–14 Jan 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 123604515, citing Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Jean S (contributor 46844283) .