Steve Allen Stone, 57, died Friday, April 19, 2013 at his residence. Steve Allen was born Jan. 15, 1956 in Appling County to the late Vernon Stone and the late Jessie Brown Yawn Stone. A brother, Eugene Stone, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife, Lana Jean Stone of Baxley; one daughter, Lynette Gay of Jacksonville, FL; four sons, David Stone of Jacksonville, FL, Steven Stone of Wrightsville, Chris Griffin of Hazlehurst and Matt Griffin of Baxley; two sisters, Mary O’Berry of Hazlehurst and Linda Stone of Augusta; two brothers, Vernon Stone, Jr. of Baxley and G. W. Stone of Tifton; six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, April 22 from Swain Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Charles Hutcheson officiating. Interment followed in Midway Baptist Church Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Terry Reese, Carroll Hand, Wayne Stone, Brent Stone, Brad Carter and Matthew Carter.
Honorary pallbearers were Dr. Tonya Fordham, Comfort Care Hospice, Sharon Foster and all friends in attendance.
Arrangements were under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.