Virginia Vining Stone, 91

November 26, 1927 - December 30, 2018

Virginia Vining Stone, age 91, of Douglas, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, December 30, 2018, at Vista Park. Mrs. Stone was born on November 26, 1927, in Hinesville, Georgia, the daughter of the late Owen Vining and Mary Eula Riner Vining.

She was a homemaker and a member of Church of God of Prophecy, Pearson, Georgia.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin M. Stone; two grandchildren, Stacy Sutton and Jayson Cribb; one great-granddaughter, Keisha Warren; one son-in-law, Ottis Stone; one daughter-in-law, Wanda Stone; two sisters and three brothers.

Survivors include: three daughters, Linda Stone of Enigma, GA, Vangie Stone of Douglas, GA, and Mildred Cribb (Hayward) of Willacoochee, GA; four sons, Rev. Larry Stone of Douglas, GA, Donnie Stone of Alapaha, GA, DeWayne Stone (Pat) of Alapaha, GA, and Rev. Kevin Stone (Missy) of Broxton, GA; 13 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, January 1, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Sims Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Hardy Crosby and Rev. Lonnie Spikes officiating. Interment followed at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery in Atkinson County, GA. The family received friends Monday evening from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m.  at Sims Funeral Home.

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Sims Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

The Douglas Enterprise

P.O. Box 750
Douglas, Georgia 31534

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