Naomi Stone , 85, of Portsmouth, died Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at the Southern Ohio Medical Center. Born on May 22, 1928 in Portsmouth, she was a daughter of the late Ingram and Pearl Brewer Buchanan. Naomi was a graduate of East High School and was a member of the Milldale Road Church of Christ in Christian Union.
Also preceding her in death were her husband, Harry C. Stone, a brother, James Buchanan and a sister, Mae Brown.
Surviving are a son, Keith (Tara) Stone of Wheelersburg, a daughter, Elaine (Jerry) Janney of Wheelersburg, three sisters, Pauline Noel, Juanita Jarrells and Betty Fletcher, all of Portsmouth, a grandson, Jeremy (Michele) Janney of Wheelersburg and two very special great-grandchildren, Justin Janney and Emily Janney.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday at the BRANT FUNERAL HOME IN SCIOTOVILLE with Harold Cox officiating. Interment will be in the Memorial Burial Park. The family will receive friends at Brant’s from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday and from noon until 1:00 p.m. on Friday. Memorial contributions may be made to Shriner’s Hospital in Cincinnati.