Funeral services for A.J. Stone, 71, of Lake Brownwood, will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, May 14, 2007, at Heartland Funeral Home with the Rev. Art Switzer officiating. Interment will follow at Eastlawn Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

He died Friday, May 11, 2007, at Abilene Regional Medical Center.

A.J. Stone was born Oct. 3, 1936, in Brownwood, the son of Austin Bruce and Emma Lee Bilbrey Stone. He served in the United States Army. He was a structural ironworker for Brown & Root, building nuclear power plants. He married Georgia Hallford in Bangs on Feb. 9, 1957. A.J. was a Pentecostal, a member of the Brownwood VFW and a lifelong resident of Brown County.

Survivors include, his wife, Georgia Stone of Lake Brownwood; son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Melanie Stone of Bangs; daughters and sons-in-law, Debbie and Blane Daniel of Early and Darlene and Tommy Faught of Early; sister, Stella Ware of Rising Star; brother, William Stone of Brownwood; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson, Marieo Guerrero.

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