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Patsy McLean Stoner, age 83 of Baxley, passed away Friday, July 13, 2018 at Cotton Grove Estate in Jesup.
Mrs. Stoner was born September 28, 1934 in Alma, GA to the late Dewey Jasper and Dealie Stewart McLean. Reading and teaching were her passions. She was a member of First Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school for many years. After 35 years of service, she retired from the Appling County Board of Education where she taught high school English and Literature and served as Curriculum Director. She enjoyed gardening, playing Bridge, and RV camping with her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald “Bud” Stoner.
Survivors include her daughters, Laury Sikes (David ) of Lawrenceville and Suzy Mercer of Alma; grandchildren, Logan (Lea) Mercer, Whitney (Alan) McGouyrk, Haley Mercer, Emily Sikes and Olivia Sikes, great grandchildren, Jace Williams, Abby McGouyrk and Gunnar McGouyrk; sister and brother in law, Cheryl and Winston Collins; sister in law, Lucille McLean Parham.
Funeral services will be held, Monday, July 16, at 11:00 AM at First Baptist Church. Rev. Rick Brown and Rev. Joe Ferguson will officiate and eulogy by David Williams.
Interment will follow in the Stewart Family Cemetery in Bacon County.
Honorary pallbearers are the staff and residents of Cotton Grove Estate, Ruth Sunday School Class of First Baptist Church, Hospice of South Georgia and Appling County Retired Educators.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral service at the church.
Arrangements are under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.