Lonnie Sevel Stone 1936-2019


Lonnie Sevel Stone passed away on Aug. 31 with his family by his side.

Funeral service for Lonnie, 83, of Irving, was held Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, 11 a.m. at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel in Emory.

Rev. Craig Lacy officiated. Burial followed in Emory City Cemetery.

Mr. Stone was born March 16, 1936, in Midway, La. to the parentage of Walter W. and Ida May Owens Stone.

He served his country in the U.S. Air Force, where he was stationed in France.

He met and later married Catherina Elizabeth Wilhelmina de Haer in Luxembourg.

He had a successful career in management in the copier business highlighted by his long tenure at Xerox Corp. 

He attended Lake Country Bible Church in Mineola prior to moving to Irving.

Survivors include his only son, Dennis Walter William Stone and wife Patricia Sue of Plano; grandchildren, Stephanie Rebecca Houser and Lauren Duffy Powell; great-grandchildren, Aubrey Frances Houser, Lukas Stone Houser and Sonny Stone Powell; as well as, nieces, nephews, and many other loving family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Ida May Stone; his wife; and two sisters, Tina Harris and Muriel Oglesby.