Debbie Lynn Stone, 58, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on March 31, 2016. Debbie was born on December 22, 1957 in Turlock, California. She grew up in Modesto. She married the love of her life, Randal Stone, on July 25, 1975. They were married for 32 years. She raised her family in Escalon for 24 years. The past 8 years she resided in Oakdale. She was an avid reader. However, her true happiness in life came from spending time with her family; she was a dedicated wife, loving mother, and adoring grandmother.
She is preceded in death by her son, Timothy Stone, her husband, Randal Stone, her mother, Louella Phillips, and her father, John Phillips. She is survived by her two sons, James and Katie Stone of Oakdale, Randal Jr. and Melissa Stone of Riverbank, and her four grandchildren: Emmalee Stone, Jamielynn Stone, Jackson Stone, and Tatum Stone.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Deegan Funeral Chapel, 1441 San Joaquin St., Escalon, CA. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Burwood Cemetery, 28320 E. River Road, Escalon, CA.
The Escalon (Calif.) Times
April 6, 2016