NETTA STONE, of Green Forest, was born on Aug. 28, 1953, in Ponca, to Arie and Cynthia (Henderson) Villines. She died Monday, July 23, 2007, at her home in Green Forest, at the age of 53.
Netta loved being and working outdoors. She was devoted to the First Assembly of God Church in Green Forest, where she attended for more than 20 years. She was not only a huge sports fan, but she was a fan of her family and friends. She loved, cared, and adored each of them with all of her heart.
On Dec. 2, 1974, Netta was united in marriage with Keith Stone, who survives her of the home. She is also survived by one son, Brandon Stone and his wife Kim of Green Forest; five brothers, Sherman, Hillard, Willard, Eddie and Teddie Villines all of Compton; and two sisters, Christine Brickey of San Antonio, Texas, and Etta Ruth Newberry of Green Forest. She was a second mother to two nieces, Teresa Owens and Alechia Meador, one nephew T.J. Newberry and several other nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Netta was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Lowetta Jackson and Daisy Newberry; and one brother, Terry Villines.
Memorial services were held on Thursday, July 26, 2007, at the First Assembly of God Church in Green Forest with Brandon Stone and Rev. Mark Bryant officiating. Interment followed in the Glenwood Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be sent to the Netta Stone Athletic Scholarship Fund at First National Bank of Green Forest. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.