Oneta Mae Stone, 90, of Buckhannon, died Thursday, May 23, 2013, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Jean and Roger Howard, while surrounded by her family.
She was born May 24, 1922, a daughter of the late Audra and Nora Belle Riggleman Wilt.
Mrs. Stone was preceded in death by her first husband, Russell C. Pritt; and her second husband, Charles A. Stone.
Also preceding her in death were one infant sister; three brothers, Jack, Junior and Robert Wilt; and one son, John D. Wilt.
Mrs. Stone was a lifelong resident of Upshur County and a longtime member of Sand Run Baptist Church. She was a member of the Heavner Grove Community Educational Outreach Society and a longtime devoted volunteer of the Parish House Clothes Closet.
Mrs. Stone is survived by her two daughters, Betty Beeson and husband, Joe, of South Charleston and Jean Howard and husband, Roger, of Buckhannon; one stepson, Gary Stone and wife, Pat, of Buckhannon; and special grandchildren, John Wilt Jr. and wife, Crystal, of Ellamore and Craig Beeson and wife, Natalie, of South Charleston, Lea Anne Yates and husband, Rodney, of Clarksburg, Cristina Dillon and husband, Chad, of Fairmont and Andrea Beeson of South Charleston. She is also survived by four precious great-grandchildren, Lilly and Gabriel Dillon both of Fairmont, Benjamin Beeson of South Charleston and Sarah Bender and husband, Anthony, of Ellamore; several much loved cousins, nieces, nephews and her faithful dog, Spencer.
Friends will be received Sunday, May 26, from noon until 2 p.m. at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home with Pastor Ed Lowther officiating. Burial will follow in Heavner Cemetery in Buckhannon.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Upshur Parish House, 68 College Ave., Buckhannon, WV 26201. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.