Lee Roy Stoneking

Lee Roy Stoneking

Birth
Death 30 Dec 1989 (aged 82)
Lowry City, St. Clair County, Missouri, USA
Burial Norris, Henry County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 22785862 · View Source
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Also seen as Leroy.

Son of Frank Burgess Stoneking and Mary Ellen "Ella" Stewart
m: Beulah Emmaline Miller abt 1826 - divorced.
ch inc:
-Ervin Emmitt 1927-1997
-Leona May 1929-1979 m: Thomas
-Mabel Fay 1931- m: Lewis, Zimmer, living in MT 2009
-Fred Eugene 1933-2009

m: Mrs. Ruby Ruth (Akers) Mortine abt 1938, Henry Co.
ch inc:
-Nelson Lee 1939-2007
-Shirley Ann "ShiAnn" 1941-2007 m: Brown
-Carl Elbert 1944-2009 #36266290
-Robert Emuel "Bobby" 1947-2000 #22785928
-Mary Jane abt 1951- m: Milligan, living in Pleasant Hill 2009
-Judy Joy abt 1955- living in TX 2007 as Merlino; in Pleasant Hill as "Stoneking" in 2009.

Lee's stepdau (child of Ruby):
-Elberta Christine Mortine abt 1934- (m: Houk)

m: Mrs. Thelma Berdina Chandler after 1981. Thelma brought her daughters to the marriage,
Lee's stepchildren (children of Thelma):
-Dixi Lee Mortine,
-Orvilla Ruth (m: Fetterling)

Per obit, Lee had at least 10 children and three stepchildren.

Census, all Henry Co MO:
1910 Lee/3 with parents, siblings.

1920 STONEKING Frank B/56, Ella/39, Frank B Jr./19, Leona M/16, Samuel/14 Leroy/12, Sarah A/8, Virgin W/7, Young V/4, Bertha E/2

1930 STONEKING Lee R/23, Buelah E/20, Irvin E/2, Leona M/5M

1940 STONEKING Lee R/33, Ruby R/23, Eugine T/6, Nelson L/1, MORTINE Elberta C/6/stepdau


STONEKING, Lee Roy
b: Apr 15 1907
d: Dec 30 1989, Lowry City, St. Clair Co, MO
bur: Jan 2 1990 Salem Church Cemetery, Big Creek Twp, Henry Co, MO
arr: Vansant-Mills Funeral Home, Clinton, MO
Lee Stoneking passed away at his home in Lowry City, MO, on Saturday, December 30, 1989 after a brief illness. Mr. Stoneking spent most of his life in the rural Clinton and rural Blairstown areas as a farmer. After the death of his wife, Ruby Ruth Akers Stoneking, he married Thelma Berdina Chandler, and thereafter they made their home in Lowry City. Born Lee Roy Stoneking, the son of Frank Burgess and Mary Ellen Stewart Stoneking, and one of 11 children, he grew up loving music and was known to all as one of the best old time fiddlers around, often donating his services for various benefit shows and for the entertainment of the sick and shut-ins. Mr. Stoneking was the father of 10 children and step-father to three children. He was preceded in death by one daughter, two sisters and four brothers. He is survived by his wife, Thelma B., of the home; five sons, Ervin Emmitt, Fred Eugene, Nelson Lee, Carl Elbert, and Robert Emuel; four daughters: Mable Fay Lewis, Shirley Ann Brown, Mary Jane Milligan, and Judy Joy Merline. Also surviving Lee are four sisters, Leona Cockrum, Birdie Suse, Sarah Bradshaw and Jewel Moree. Funeral services were January 3 at Vansant-Mills Chapel. Burial was in the Salem Cemetery, Norris.

Social Security Death Index
Name: Lee R. Stoneking
Last Residence: 64763 Lowry City, Saint Clair, MO
Born: 15 Apr 1907 - Died: 30 Dec 1989
SSN issued: Missouri (Before 1951)

From the list of Folk Music Performers; listing of records/record tracks

Side Performer Appearance
Stoneking, Lee R. / Rainbow of Fiddle Tunes, Stoneking (197?)
Stoneking, Lee R.

Appearance as principal performer
Arkansas Traveller, Missouri Old Time Fiddling, Stoneking, LP (197?), cut #A.07
Big Sandy River, Rainbow of Fiddle Tunes, Stoneking, LP (197?), cut #B.04
Birdie in the Snow Bank, Missouri Old Time Fiddling, Stoneking, LP (197?), cut #A.02
Black Mountain Rag, Rainbow of Fiddle Tunes, Stoneking, LP (197?), cut #A.03
Buffalo Gals/Gal (Alabama Gals), Missouri Old Time Fiddling, Stoneking, LP (197?), cut #A.04
Cacklin' Hen, Missouri Old Time Fiddling, Stoneking, LP (197?), cut #A.06
Cindy (Get Along Home Cindy [Darling]), Rainbow of Fiddle Tunes, Stoneking, LP (197?), cut #A.02
Clark's Waltz, Rainbow of Fiddle Tunes, Stoneking, LP (197?), cut #B.05
Fisher's Hornpipe, Rainbow of Fiddle Tunes, Stoneking, LP (197?), cut #B.02
Great Big Taters [in the Sandy Land] (Sandy Land), Missouri Old Time Fiddling, Stoneking, LP (197?), cut #B.01
I'll Be All Smiles Tonight[, Love], Missouri Old Time Fiddling, Stoneking, LP (197?), cut #A.03
Kentucky Waltz, Missouri Old Time Fiddling, Stoneking, LP (197?), cut #B.04
Liberty, Rainbow of Fiddle Tunes, Stoneking, LP (197?), cut #B.03
Lost Indian, Missouri Old Time Fiddling, Stoneking, LP (197?), cut #A.05
Marmaduke's Hornpipe, Missouri Old Time Fiddling, Stoneking, LP (197?), cut #B.02
Midnight Waltz, Rainbow of Fiddle Tunes, Stoneking, LP (197?), cut #A.08
Miss McLeod's/McCloud's/McCleod [Reel] (Uncle Joe), Missouri Old Time Fiddling, Stoneking, LP (197?), cut #B.03
Mississippi Sawyer, Rainbow of Fiddle Tunes, Stoneking, LP (197?), cut #A.07
Mockingbird Hill, Rainbow of Fiddle Tunes, Stoneking, LP (197?), cut #B.08
Muddy Weather, Missouri Old Time Fiddling, Stoneking, LP (197?), cut #A.01
Old Indiana, Missouri Old Time Fiddling, Stoneking, LP (197?), cut #B.06
Old Time Schottische, Rainbow of Fiddle Tunes, Stoneking, LP (197?), cut #B.06
Orange Blossom Special, Rainbow of Fiddle Tunes, Stoneking, LP (197?), cut #A.05
Pennsylvania Polka, Missouri Old Time Fiddling, Stoneking, LP (197?), cut #B.07
Rainbow at Midnight, South Dakota Fiddling Contest, Foss, LP (1978), cut #A.03
Rickett's Hornpipe, Rainbow of Fiddle Tunes, Stoneking, LP (197?), cut #A.01
Seneca Square Dance (No Little Home to Go To), Rainbow of Fiddle Tunes, Stoneking, LP (197?), cut #A.04
Spanish Two-Step, Rainbow of Fiddle Tunes, Stoneking, LP (197?), cut #B.07
Steel Guitar Rag, Rainbow of Fiddle Tunes, Stoneking, LP (197?), cut #B.01
Sugar Betty Ann, Rainbow of Fiddle Tunes, Stoneking, LP (197?), cut #A.06
Walk Along John, Missouri Old Time Fiddling, Stoneking, LP (197?), cut #B.05



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  • Maintained by: LaDon Brennan
  • Originally Created by: Ladybug1395
  • Added: 9 Nov 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22785862
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lee Roy Stoneking (15 Apr 1907–30 Dec 1989), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22785862, citing Salem Church Cemetery, Norris, Henry County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by LaDon Brennan (contributor 46902635) .