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Herbert Stone

Wednesday, September 8, 2004

CHARLESTON - Committal services for Retired U.S. Army Col. Herbert Marshall Stone, 84, who died Dec. 24, 2001, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield. At the time of his death, he was buried in the IOOF Cemetery near Charleston.

Born Sept. 10, 1919, son of the late Frank and Lyde Dunlap Stone, he served with the U.S. Army for five years during World War II and then for 32 years with the Missouri National Guard. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Charleston, where he was a Sunday school teacher, deacon emeritus and sang in the choir.

His wife, Opal Montell Gray Stone, survives of Charleston.

Other survivors include: one sister, Alma Stone Peyton; several nieces and nephews including Peggy Smith Pazdera of Charleston; and great-nieces and nephews including Martin Pazdera II, serving with the U.S. Naval Air Station in Texas and Julia Conley and Susan Grogan of Charleston.

A procession will leave from McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston at 9:20 a.m. Friday.