James Weldon Stone


James Weldon Stone, of Franklin, died Friday March 31, 2017, at Christina Place in Franklin.

Survivors include his wife, Nellie Grace (Rowlett) Stone of Franklin, three children, James W. (Christine) Stone Jr. of Bourbonnais, Illinois, Patricia Ann (Ed) Elking of St. Louis, Missouri and Phillip (Ines) Stone of Hialeah, Florida; three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be conducted at Evergreen Memorial Park in Gary.

Jessen Funeral Home, Whiteland Chapel, is entrusted with arrangements.