Nellie Stone, age 74, a resident of Muncie, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, at her home in Muncie. 

Nellie was born on Dec. 30, 1942, in Portland, Indiana, the daughter of Ezra and Dorothy (Bandcroft) Burkey. She graduated from Portland High School in 1961. She was a driver for Amish for many years. 

Survivors include:

Four daughters — Sue Anne Petschke (husband: David), Portland, Indiana, Dorothy Manning, Prattsville, Arkansas, Nellie Jean Shellings, Winchester, Indiana, and Maxine Flatt, Muncie, Indiana.

Two sons — William Stone, Jr. (wife: Christy), Prattsville, Arkansas, and Lonnie Stone, St. Joseph, Missouri 

One sister — Annetta Post, Celina, Ohio 

She was preceded in death by a son, Robert Stone. 

Visitation will be held on Friday from noon to 2 p.m. at the Williamson and Spencer Funeral Home in Portland. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Pastor Herb Hummel will officiate and burial will follow at a later date in Little Salamonia Cemetery. 

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