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Frances Elizabeth Futch Stone

Frances Elizabeth Futch Stone, Our dear mother took her final journey to heaven on March 2, 2016, at age 85, after a short illness. Frances Elizabeth Futch Stone was born in Alachua, FL on August 25, 1930. She was one of three daughters of Dr. Irvin S. and Orabel Wynn Futch. She grew up in Dade City, FL and graduated from Florida State University and Radford University of VA . She was a school psychologist for several school districts in West Virginia and Virginia. Frances was a wonderful mother who adopted and raised three children, Thomas P Stone (Elkin, NC), Richard P Stone Jr (Gainesville, FL), and Mary Elizabeth Miller (Princeton, WV). She also leaves behind her sister Ruth Futch Hargrave, six grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren. A graveside remembrance service will be held at Antioch Baptist Church cemetery on Saturday, March 12, at 2 pm. If you wish, donations can be made in her memory to the Florida Baptist Children’s Home.

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In consideration of COVID-19, as well as the families we are serving, we would like for those of you whose immune systems are compromised please stay home and send the family a condolence card. We may also be forced to postpone services if this continues or worsens. Our profession as funeral directors is not only focused on serving families, but also protecting the families and the community at-large. Thank you and please take care!