Friday, July 22, 2011

Nettie Crouch Stoner, 1897-1987

Seymour Herald - 8 September 1987
  Funeral services for Nettie Stoner, 89, were held Sept. 2 at 1:30 p.m. from the Randolph Funeral Home, Seymour, with John Lewis officiating. Hymns "Nailed to the Cross" and "Accepted in the Beloved" were sung by Ed Kerwin, accompanied by Bernace Kerwin.
  Pallbearers were: Larry Stanton, Steve Sprouse, John Wright, K. E. Owen, Bob Schaffner and Paul McElvain. Burial was in the Jerome Cemetery. There was a memorial to the Wayne County Home Health Aide Agency.
  Nettie Crouch Stoner, daughter of Alfred B. and Mary Clayton Crouch, was born at Rawlins, WY, Nov. 14, 1897, and died at the Wayne County Hospital, Corydon, Aug. 31 at the age of 89 years, 9 months, 17 days.
  When she was a child, the family moved to Iowa where she met and married Elmer H. Stoner May 5, 1921, at Walnut City. The couple farmed in the Jerome area for many years. After moving to Seymour, she worked in restaurants and babysat as long as her health permitted. She remained in her own home until the last six months which she spent in the Seymour Care Center.
  The Stoners had three children: Esther Blance, Dorotha Marie and Vera Colleen.
  As a young woman she accepted Christ as her personal Savior and was affiliated with the Gospel Church.
  She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer H.; her parents; one daughter, Vera Colleen who died in infancy; brothers: Lloyd, Arthur B. and Clarence Crouch; two sisters: Lottie and Dorotha; and one son-in-law, Virgil Ellis.
  Survivors include daughters: Blanche and husband Ed Horne, Allerton; Marie and husband Jim Stanton, Seymour; three grandchildren: Connie and husband Steve Lucas, Casa Grade, AZ; Larry and wife Mary Stanton, West Liberty; and Marlene and husband Steve Sprouse, Centerville.
  Also surviving are one sister, Katie Stoner; two sisters-in-law, Ethel Crouch and Lillian Crouch; three great-grandchildren, Beau Sprouse, and Lucas and Caitlin Stanton; and John Wright whom she cared for as a child.
Additional Sources of Information
  Myers/McCorkle/Stier Family Tree posted and owned by juliestier_1 on
  1925 Iowa Census-Appanoose-Lincoln-Image 31, 32 and 33 on
  SSDI on Nettie Stoner, SSN 484-22-2016 issued Iowa (Before 1951), born 14 Nov 1897, died Aug 1987, Last Residence: 52590 Seymour, Wayne, Iowa, USA.

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