Betty L. Stone

Betty Lee Stone, 86, of Buckhannon, died Friday, Feb. 22 in Mon General Hospital in Morgantown as a result of complications from a recent surgery.

She was born July 31, 1926, in Upshur County, a daughter of the late Kenneth E. and Elsie White Queen.

On Feb. 2, 1946, she married Dewey Junior Stone, who preceded her in death on March 6, 2011.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one sister, Wilma Dean.

She is survived by one daughter, Judy A. White and husband, Calvin, of Buckhannon; one son, Dale E. Stone and wife, Kay, of Poway, Calif.; five granddaughters, Misty Stone of Poway, Tiffany Reed of Randolph, N.J., Christine Knibloe of Tucson, Ariz., Whitney Stevenson of Walnut Creek, Calif., and Leslie Petty of Lynchburg, Va.; two great grandsons, Kaiden Reed, of Randolph, and Elliott Knibloe, of Tucson; one great granddaughter, Ryan Reed of Randolph; one step great-granddaughter, Ivy Petty of Tucson; and one sister, Kenna Sutton, of Buckhannon.

Betty was a graduate of the West Virginia Business College in Clarksburg. She retired from West Virginia Wesleyan College in 1997 as the custodial supervisor for Wesleyan’s facilities.

Betty was very devoted to her family and took great pride and joy in her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Friends and relatives may visit on Wednesday, Feb. 28 from the hours of 5 to 8 p.m. at Poling St. Clair funeral home.

A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home with the Rev. Billee Scott Mick officiating.

Burial will follow in the Heavner Cemetery in Buckhannon.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.