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 Barbara Inez <I>Smith</I> Stone

Barbara Inez Smith Stone

Bellflower, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death 30 Dec 2000 (aged 76)
Fellows, Kern County, California, USA
Burial Taft, Kern County, California, USA
Memorial ID 71100228 · View Source
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Barbara Inez Smith Stone is the daughter of Earl Montgomery Smith and Minnie Ellen Bodenhamer Smith. She is the oldest of their three children and the first of their two daughters.

She is the Maternal granddaughter to Homer A. Bodenhamer & Hattie Florence Gray Bodenhamer.

She is the sister to Robert E. and Pauline.

Barbara married William Burdette Stone and together they are the parents of a living daughter and SGT William Stone, who was killed in Vietnam in 1968.

Barbara Inez Smith Stone is buried beside her husband William and her son Billy in the West Side District Cemetery.

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Mrs. Stone's obituary from the Taft Midway Driller -

At the request of the deceased there are no funeral services scheduled for Derby Acres resident, Barbara I. Stone "Gram" 76.

Mrs. Stone was born in Bellflower on April 23, 1924 and passed away in the local hospital on December 30, 2000.

Mrs. Stone worked as a cook manager for Midway School for over 20 years.

After retirement from the Midway School Cafeteria, Mrs. Stone traveled throughout most of the United States with her husband and cat.

She loved to cook, write letters to old friends, play bunco and bingo and camp whenever possible.

She will be sorely missed by all whose lives she touched.

Mrs. Stone was preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Minnie Smith and by her son, William Earl Stone in 1968. Mrs. Stone is survived by her husband, her daughter, her grandchildren, her seven great grandchildren. She also leaves behind her brother and her sister.

The arrangements are under the direction of the Erickson & Brown Funeral Home.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Barbara Inez Smith Stone (23 Apr 1924–30 Dec 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 71100228, citing West Side District Cemetery, Taft, Kern County, California, USA ; Maintained by Zuzu*s Petals (contributor 47134653) .