Dorothy R. Stonner, 90, of Marshall, died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, at First United Methodist Church in Marshall. Rev. Dave Huck will officiate. Jane Huff, organist, and Julie Lewis, pianist, will play "Amazing Grace." Lewis, pianist, will also play "How Great Thou Art." Pallbearers will be Larry Holland, Rex Cantlin, David Eaheart, Brian Ripperger, Karl Decker and Keith Bail. Visitation will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Burial will be in Miami Cemetery. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church or Miami Cemetery Association.
Born Oct. 15, 1914, in Higbee, she was the daughter of the late George Bennett Walton and Georga Burton Walton. On Nov. 26, 1941, in Marshall, she married Jesse F. Stonner, who preceded her in death Oct. 18, 1972. She moved to Marshall in 1974 from Miami. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, where she had served as president of United Methodist Women and also taught Sunday school for many years. She was a member of Marshall Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution and had served as regent. She was also a member of The Monday Club, Cosmopolitan Club and Fitzgibbon Hospital Auxiliary. She had worked in PTA, 4-H and Extension.
Survivors include two daughters, Judy Eaheart and husband Edwin of rural Miami and Virginia Reynolds and husband Gary of Chamois; four grandchildren, Nancy Ripperger, Cathy Bail, David Eaheart and Brenda Decker; six great-grandchildren, Molly, Justin and Emily Ripperger, Casey Decker and Landon and Carson Bail; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Helen Laffoon.
Additional information provided per family recompense.