Douglas William Stone, 76, of Logansport, passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Garrison.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Saturday, July 28, 2018, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, July 29, 2018, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Charles Hall officiating. Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center.
Mr. Stone was born May 25, 1942, in Logansport, Louisiana, to Raymond Oliver Stone and Beatron Wiggins Stone. Douglas devoted his life to his family. He married his “Honey” Ina Hennigan on July 9, 1960. They were married for 57 years and you could almost always find them alongside each other. Douglas was ordained as a deacon on February 16, 1996 at Center Missionary Baptist Church. On August 1, 1999, he surrendered to preach and was elected associate pastor May 5, 2004. Then on Sunday, August 22, 2004, he was ordained as a minister. He pastored Old Salem MBC and Mims Springs Baptist Mission.
He is survived by
Daughter: Teresa Watson and husband, Fess, of Joaquin
Son: Ronald Stone and wife, Susan, of Joaquin
Heidi Pritchett and husband, Randall, of Joaquin
Piper Moton and husband, Chance, of Stanley, Louisiana
Ciara O’Rear of Joaquin
Shiloh Stone of Joaquin
Nacona Stone of Joaquin
Margaret Sermons of Shreveport, Louisiana
Bettie Ann Strong of Center, Texas
Sister-in-law: Edith Stone of Springridge, Louisiana
Numerous nieces and nephews
A host of other family and friends
Preceded in death by
Wife of 57 years: Ina Hennigan Stone
Parents: Raymond Oliver Stone and Beatron Wiggins Stone
Brothers: Billy Ray Stone, Oliver Stone
Sister: Nelda Faye Heyen
Brother-in-law: G.W. Strong
A special thanks to Garrison Nursing Home and staff for their compassionate care.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a charity of your choice.
Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com