June Bell Stone, 85, of Gordon, passed away Saturday, November 14th, 2020 at Gordon Countryside Care Nursing Home.
She was born November 7th, 1935, in Custer County, Nebraska. As a young girl she lived with her family on a ranch near Broken Bow, Nebraska where she graduated high school and went on to Kearney State College. Subsequently she taught school at several country schools in rural areas of central Nebraska.
On August 19th, 1956, she married Raymond L. Stone at a country church (Lillian Church of Christ, Broken Bow, NE). For a few years they lived in Thedford, NE, then Mullen, NE before they moved to Gordon Nebraska in 1964 where they have remained. They were married for 64 years.
She was a teacher aide in Gordon for many years. She enjoyed sewing, plants, flowers, playing bridge, and above all church and her prayer group. She was a member of the Gordon Church of God and taught Sunday school. She took great and caring pleasure in her family, church, and friends. An eternal servant of God.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Thelma Chrisp, a brother, Clarence Chrisp, a sister, Imogene Regorrah, and her grandson, Travis Brown.
Survivors include her husband Raymond, two sons - Randy Stone (Gordon NE) and Brian Stone (Gering NE), and three daughters - Sheryl Brown (Lincoln, NE), Tammy Stone (Lincoln, NE) and Brenda Stone (Gering, NE), a brother-Jerry Chrisp (Hershey NE), 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Services held at 10am, Thursday, November 19th at Gordon Church of God officiated by Rev. George L. Jones. She was laid to rest in the Gordon Cemetery. The family suggested memorials to the Gordon Church of God and donations may be sent in care of Chamberlain-Pier Funeral Home, PO Box 366, Gordon, NE 69343.