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Posted: 02/26/2019
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2019 Stone Reunion Announced!

August 10, 2019 Location: Jeffersonville, KY Robin Bush and her husband will be again hosting the next reunion at the WhitLee Springs farm in Jeffersonville, KY.    There will be organized activities for the kids and maybe even some friendly competition for the adults.  Last year we had:Recognition of the oldest and youngest family member, and those who have driven the farthest ...  READ MORE
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Posted: 09/16/2018
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2018 Stone Family Reunion Pictures & Videos Coming!

WhitLee Springs farm in Jeffersonville, KY The 2018 Stone Family Reunion was held at Phil & Robin Bush's WhitLee Springs farm in Jeffersonville, KY.  The facilities were perfect.  The weather started out hot, but cooled down later, and the primary reunion were in a large, air-conditioned structure next to the barn.  An estimated 40-50 were in attendance, with lots of good food, activities for all ages and a...  READ MORE
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Posted: 09/02/2018
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John & Gwenn (Stone) Noftsger on CBS TV

Washboard Music Featured on Sunday Morning, 9/2/2018 Per Lynne Stone: "Gwenn & John were on the preview (just a few seconds), but not the actual news segment.."  Unfortunately, previews are not shown in the available CBS programming stream....  READ MORE
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Posted: 08/23/2018
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2018 Stone Family Reunion: Gifts & Prizes for Attendees

Mark your calendars: September 15, 2018 Among the prizes and gifts to be passed out this year are mugs and keychains.  A special framed coat of arms with the Stone family history will be given to the oldest Stone family member in attendance. T-Shirts are also nearing completion and will be available.  Click the link above for information on this year's event - only three weeks away!...  READ MORE
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Posted: 06/29/2018
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Stone Family Reunion Auction

Proceeds go to the reunion committee treasury On Septermber 15, remember to bring home-made items for auction.  This includes blankets, toys, sweaters, artwork, carvings - anything that you have made with your hands to pass along to your family.  Proceeds will help defray the costs of our annual reunions....  READ MORE
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Posted: 06/19/2018
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End of the Line for Newsletters

Look for Postcard Soon! Committee member Sonya Lynne Stone has concluded that increased postage costs prohibit us from mailing out newsletters.  Lynne promises that the postcards with the reunion invitations will be sent out by Saturday, June 23, 2018.  More and more people are using the Internet, and our focus will be to have family content on our valentinestone.org Web site and email distribution.Stone Family...  READ MORE
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Posted: 06/07/2018
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2018 Reunion Committee Meeting, September 1 (RSVP)

10AM at WhitLee Springs farm in Jeffersonville, KY (Shown: Brenda Stone says Hi!) Confirmed: Committee Meeting at Robin's ( WhitLee Springs Farm in Jeffersonville, KY)September 1, 201810:00 AM - lunch providedAll committee members are asked to attend.  We will put together our responsibilities and plan for the Sept 15 reunion at the facility.  Please contact Brad Stone (support@valentinestone.org) with any questions or...  READ MORE
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Posted: 12/31/2017
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Graduation of Tiffany (Noftsger) Malloy

Tiffany Malloy, daughter of John and Gwenn Noftsger, graduated Dec. 9, 2017 from the Yancey School of Nursing at Kentucky Christian University with a Nurse Practitioner degree....  READ MORE
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Posted: 09/18/2017
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2018 Stone Family Reunion: September 15, 2018

Location: Jeffersonville, KY Robin Bush and her husband will be hosting the next reunion at the WhitLee Springs farm in Jeffersonville, KY.    There will be organized activities for the kids and maybe even some friendly competition for the adults.  Other activities:Recognition of the oldest and youngest family member, and those who have driven the farthest to attendMugs, hats, T-Shirts, heraldry/...  READ MORE
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Posted: 08/06/2017
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DEATH: Mary Crouch

Greenfield OH Mary Crouch, 88, of Greenfield, OH passed away on April 24, 2017.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Crouch, and is survived by one son, four daughters, eleven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.  Marry was a Special Education teacher at Hills and Dales School and was the Church Organist at Greenfield Church of Christ for over 60 years.  Gwenn Foftsger was an invi...  READ MORE

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Category: Thoughts & Prayers
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Ailing Stones

From Donna (Stone) Stuart -- Submitted by Robin Bush, 10/10/2018   Robin,I went to see Barbara Lou at Windsor Care but I couldn’t get her to wake up.  I’d like to think she will get better but it doesn’t seem so at this point.  Gwenn is having back surgery today (10th) and Fred (Linda Stone’s husband) is having brain surgery today also.  He has bleeding on the brain and they...  READ MORE
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Paul Collins

NOVEMBER 14, 1940 ~ APRIL 13, 2018 Mr. Paul Collins, 77, of West Tunnel Hill Road, Owingsville, Kentucky passed away Friday morning April 13, 2018 at his residence.  He was born in Hyden, Kentucky on November 14, 1940 to the late Farmer and Opha Sizemore Collins.Mr. Collins was a retired meat cutter having worked at Kroger for over forty-two years.  He was a member of the Owingsville Christian Church.  Mr.  Coll...  READ MORE
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Raelyn Stone Bush & Rhett Phillip Rudesill

Born November 2017 We also had two new additions to the family!  Raelyn Stone Bush was born on November 25th in Winchester, KY to Amanda Ginter and Marcus Lee Bush, son to Phil and Robin Curtis Bush, grandson to Frank and Judy Stevenson Curtis and great grandson to Marcus Davis (MD) and Nancy Stone Stevenson.  We also were blessed with Rhett Phillip Rudesill born on November 26th i...  READ MORE
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The Stone Family Musical Heritage

By John and Gwenn Noftsger Picture: Elza Stone and his sons as the Happy Hollow Entertainers; from left, Sid, Howard, James, and Elza.Excerpt from the article found in The Old Time Herald (Durham, NC):In Mark Wilson’s notes for Rounder’s Traditional Fiddle Music of Kentucky: Up the Licking and Ohio Rivers,he mentions “Elzie Stone and his large family of musicians from Mt. Sterling,” and also sta...  READ MORE
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Mary E. Crouch

August 3, 1928 - April 24, 2017 Mary E. Crouch, 88, of Greenfield, joined the heavenly choir at 1:20p.m. on Monday, April 24, 2017 at Edgewood Manor in Greenfield. She was born on August 3, 1928 in Gregory, Michigan, the daughter of the late Milton W. and Effie Elizabeth Githens Dressel. On February 14, 1953 she married Harold Crouch who preceded her in death on January 23, 2014.Surviving are four daughters; Anna Beth Wynn of Lu...  READ MORE
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James P. Crouch

March14, 1925 - January 6, 2017 James P. Crouch, 91, of Greenfield, passed away Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 at Edgewood Manor of Greenfield.He was born March 14, 1925 in Owingsville, Ky., the son of Walter and Anna Mary (Stone) Crouch.He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was retired after 45 years of milking cows and farming. He was a member of the Greenfield Church of Christ.He is survived by one son, David H. (Becky) Cr...  READ MORE
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Madge Bunch Stone

October 14, 1926 - October 13, 2017 Belva Madge Bunch Stone was born October 14, 1926 in Bunch, Kentucky and went home to be with Jesus on October 13, 2017.  She died peacefully in her sleep at home in London, Kentucky after a short illness.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob C. Stone, her parents, James Madison and Mayme Bunch, a sister, Beatrice Bunch Parker, and 3 brothers, Henry Ford Bunch, James Floyd...  READ MORE
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Walter S. Stone

October 14, 1890 - February 3, 1960 Walter S. Stone was born to Samuel II and Annabelle(?) Stone on October 14, 1890.  He had two older brothers: Arthur Stone (Greencastle) and  Lane (wife Velva)  of Indianapolis.  Lane was a photographer, never had children, and died at age 92, around 1963  Arthur had several children, including one daughter, Gaynelle, born around 1936.Walter had one sister, who died young....  READ MORE
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Erma C. (Rankin) Stone

Died August 10, 2010 Erma C. (Rankin) Stone, wife of Bill Stone, of Mt. Sterling, passed away Tuesday, August 10, 2010. She was an 82 year old native of Lewis County, former employee of Premier Rubber Company, and a member of the Church of Christ. In addition to her husband, she is survived by 2 daughters, Sharon (Chris) Creamer and Patricia Jackson, both of Columbus, Ohio, a son, John Stone of Mt. Sterling, 2 grandch...  READ MORE
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Donna Gail (Stone) Humphrey

May 1, 1957 - March 25, 2011 Resident of Kirtland, New Mexico.  Found in notes: Daughter of Marvin "Bud" and grand-daughter of Howard.Donna Gail Humphrey, 53, of Kirtland, passed from this life on Friday, March 25, 2011, at San Juan Regional Medical Center in Farmington. She was born on May 1, 1957, to May and Marvin Stone.She was preceded in death by her father; and her son, Richard Ray Humphrey Jr.Donna is su...  READ MORE