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Donald Roger Stone / April 21, 2011
Donald Roger Stone, 69, of 1145 Heath Road, Scottsburg died Wednesday, April 13, 2011. He was born in Person County, N.C. on Nov. 27, 1941, a son of the late Edwin Stone and Rosa May Poole Whitlow. He was the retired owner/operator of Stone’s Grocery and a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

He is survived by three sons, Justin Blake “Stoney” Stone of Scottsburg, Donald Rodney Stone of Blackstone, David Ryan Stone of Saxe; one brother, Charles Whitlow and wife Ava of South Boston; sisters, Linda Tuck and husband Tony of Oxford, N.C., Millie Chambers and husband Frank of South Boston, Margie Averett and husband Neil of Roxboro, N.C. and Jean Holt and husband Larry of Charlotte, N.C., four grandchildren, Dexter Stone, Simon Stone, Bryson Stone and Kaylan Stone; and the mother of his son Justin, Delores Powell of Scottsburg.

A funeral was held Thursday at Brooks Funeral Home with Rev. Norman Talley and Rev. Aubrey Heath officiating. The family received friends following the service.

Memorials may be directed to the Halifax County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 875, South Boston, VA 24592 or Halifax Regional Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Avenue, South Boston, VA 24592.

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