Helen Evelita Stone

February 20, 1922 - February 24, 2012
Helen Evelita Stone


Helen Evelita Stone, 90, of Wilmington, NC, passed away Friday, February 24, 2012 at Davis Healthcare.

She was born in Charlotte, NC, on February 20, 1922, the daughter of the late Sylvester and Mattie Hall Ezzell. She was preceded in death by her husband, William LeRoy Stone, Sr., also two brothers and one sister.

During World War II she worked for the Signal Corps as a Cryptanalyist. In 1978 she and her husband moved to Wilmington from Pennsylvania. She was also a longtime member of Grace Baptist Church. In her later years, she loved doing crafts and being around her many friends. Since 2007 she had been a resident of Champions/Davis Healthcare.

Surviving is her son, William Stone, Jr. and wife, June of Wilmington, NC.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 -11:00 am Monday, February 27, 2012 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel followed by a funeral service at 11:00 am by Pastor Jim Herchenhahn.

A graveside service will be at 3:00 pm at Cross Creek Cemetery, corner of Ann St. and Lamon St., Fayetteville, NC.

The family would like to thank the nurses and staff of West Wing 1 of Davis Healthcare and also the nurses of Lower Cape Fear Hospice for their kind and loving care of Ms. Stone during her illness.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Gideons International, P.O. Box 140800, Nashville, TN 37214-0800.

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Wilmington Funeral and Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099


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