Helen Stoner

Wednesday, August 9, 2006

ANNA, Ill. -- Helen Louise Stoner, 99, of Anna died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2006, at Union County Hospital.

She was born March 24, 1907, in Anna, daughter of Dee and Laura Shepard Brimm. She and George E. Stoner were married Sept. 29, 1926, in Jonesboro, Ill. He died July 19, 1982.

Stoner was owner and operator of Stoner's Cafe. She was a member of Anna Heights Baptist Church and Eastern Star.

Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Knight of Sequin, Texas; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson.

She was preceded in death by two sons and a daughter.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Paul Sadler officiating. Burial will be in Anna Cemetery.