SFC Kenneth Wayne Stone, age 79 of Calhoun City, passed from this earth July 3, 2020 at Baptist Hospital in Calhoun City.
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He was born March 29, 1941, in Pontotoc, MS. He was a member of New Hope Baptist church in Vardaman. Mr. Stone was a registered prosthetic technician and a member of the Mississippi Army National Guard from which he retired on March 29, 2001. After retiring from making prosthetics he started selling tools and handles for tools, traveling all over the area and meeting lots of people and making lots of friends.
Mr. Stone is survived by his wife, Marcell Howell Stone, Son Wayne (Nikki) Stone of Calhoun City, 2 sisters Vickie (Mack) Darnell of Abbeville, MS, Reda (Tommy) Mcfarland of Hot Springs Village Arkansas, 3 brothers: Charles(sue) Stone of Potts Camp, MS, Billy(Dell) Stone of Strayhorn, MS, David(Alice) Stone of Hernando, MS.
He is preceded in death by his Mother Therrie Higginbottom Stone, Father Charles Clifton Stone Sisters: Frances Savoie, Jean Starks, Mildred Hamilton, Sue Coats, Virginia Murphree, Barbara Cardwell, and Brenda Barnett.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 5, 2020, from 5:00pm until 7:00pm at Pryor Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will be Monday, July 6, 2020, at 10:30am at Pryor Funeral home in Calhoun City.
Burial will be in Oak Springs Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Shane Stone, Dudley Stone, Scott Murphree, Tim Cardwell, William Chandler, and Mike Howell.
Honorary pallbearers will be Tony Parker and Robert Earl McGregor.
Pryor Funeral Home takes the health of our staff, our families, our visitors, and our community very seriously, and we are adhering to guidelines set forth by President Trump and Gov. Tate Reeves. At this time, we are asking everyone to support the limited gathering and visitation policy set by our government officials. We will be allowing small family groups and limiting the number of people in family rooms to 10 at one time at visitations, as well as funerals at the funeral home. For graveside services, we will be asking everyone to also comply with the required social distancing space of six feet. We’re also advising against hand-shaking, hugging, kissing and other intimate contact, and encourage the use of face masks.