Edith Butler Stone, 93, of Clearfield died Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at the Ridgeview Elder Care and Rehabilitation Center, Curwensville.
She was born Jan. 19, 1924 in Clearfield County, a daughter of the late Frances (Liddle) Butler and John Butler and was the eldest of 10 children. She was married to the late George Stone.
She attended Clearfield High School and received her GED later in life. She was a homemaker who raised six children as well as worked various jobs during her lifetime.
She loved reading, going for walks and gardening in her younger years. She loved to spend time on the phone and volunteered as a ‘Phone Friend.’
She also volunteered for the literacy council by teaching reading. She loved attending choir and band concerts and visiting with family.
She is survived by four children, Denny Stone and his wife, Linda of Lanse, Barbara Bauer and her husband, Gerald of Minnesota, Jesse Stone of Missouri and Fran McDaniel and her husband, Charles of Florida.
She is also survived by a daughter-in-law, Jacqulyn (Baumgardner) Stone and former daughter-in-law, Linda Rubly; 20 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; three brothers, Leroy, Dick and John; and four sisters, Evelyn, Melva, Vera and Vivian.
In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by two sons, Glenn Stone and Harlan Stone; two granddaughters, Christina Stone and Kimberly Sponsler; one great-grandbaby, Savannah Bauer; a brother, Harry Butler; and a sister, Imogene Price.
Services will be announced at a later date. Burial will be in the Stoneville Cemetery, Clearfield.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Joseph & Elizabeth Shaw Public Library, 1 S. Front St., Clearfield, or to the charity of your choice.
The Kevin A. Beardsley Funeral Home, Clearfield, is in charge of arrangements.
To sign the online guestbook, go to www.beardsleyfuneralhome.com.