Donald Stone, age 77, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at his home.
He was born Aug. 17, 1943 in Dalton, Ga. a son of the late Fred and Lillie Rose Duvall Stone. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Carl Stone, Harold Stone, his twin Ronald Stone, Farnell Waldrop; sisters Ruth Skidmore, Opal Carr, Dimple Parker, Betty Stone.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Mulkey Stone of the residence; sons and daughters-in-law, Bradley and Rachel Stone of Sugar Valley, GA, Adam and Robin Stone Woodstock, GA; daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Mark Barton of Dalton, GA; grandchildren, Brianna and Gene Corbin, Cody Barton, Caitlin Barton, Max and Eli Stone, Nolan and Nora Stone; great grandchildren, Jaxon Corbin, Carlei Corbin, Aubrie Barton, Kynleigh Barton, Sophia Painter, Ben Braswell; sisters-in-law, and brothers-in-law, Mary Francis Stone, Cheryl Mulkey, Robert Redwine, Dorthy and James Grimes, George and Diane Mulkey; nieces and nephews.
Services to celebrate the life of Mr. Donald Stone will be held Friday, Sept. 25, at 1 p.m. from the Ponders Melrose Chapel with Reverend Charlie Hamm officiating. Interment will follow in the Cove Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5-9 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 24.
Due to the national health crisis and the COVID-19 virus, masks must be worn properly at all times and social distancing must be observed when visiting the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.pondersfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, 138 Melrose Dr., Dalton, GA 30721, (706) 226-4002.