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Obituaries

Lila Stone

PRINCETON — Lila J. Stone, 79, of Princeton died on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Born Dec. 12, 1933, in Van Orin to Clarence J. and Helen (Kerr) Damon, she married Harold L. Stone Nov. 19, 1955, in Van Orin. He survives.

Also surviving are one sister, Norma Matson of Princeton; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Leon.

Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Van Orin Repose Cemetery, Van Orin, with the Rev. Bill Haas officiating.

The Garland Funeral Home in Walnut is in charge of arrangements.

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