Manford Gilbert Stone, 73, of Hillsboro, Oregon, passed away today at the home of his son, Robert, in Battle Ground. Born in Springfield, Ill., he came west a number of years ago and to Battle Ground four months ago for a visit with three of his sons, Robert, Russell, and Gilbert. He was a member of the Church of Christ.
He leaves his widow, Mrs. Fanny Stone of Hillsboro; six daughters, Mrs. Bertie Filer of Twisp, Wash., Mrs. Isabelle Romaine, St. Johns, Ore., Mrs. Margaret Noel, Seattle, Mrs. Mabel Robb, San Francisco, Calif., Mrs. Frances Hipple, Sacramento, Calif., Miss Laura Stone of San Francisco; five sons, Frank A. of Wenatchee, Russell, Gilbert, and Robert of Battle Ground, and Barton W. of Caglan, Wash., and two brothers, Dr. W. W. Stone of Texas and Horace Stone of Banks, Ore.
Funeral services were to be held at 2 p.m., today at Limber’s Mortuary after which the body will be sent to Pateros, Wash., for burial.
Vancouver Evening Columbian, September 8, 1931
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman