Mary Gennive Jenny Adkins Stone

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Mary Gennive "Jenny" Adkins Stone

August 08, 1925 - March 09, 2019

Mary Gennive Jenny Adkins Stone Mrs. Mary Gennive "Jenny" Adkins Stone, age 93, of Grayson, passed away Saturday morning, March 9, 2019, at her residence.
She was born August 8, 1925, in Carter County, a daughter of the late Leonard and Sarah Emma "Sis" Stanley Adkins.
Jenny attended the Church of God Prophecy. She was the owner of Jenny's Antique Store in Grayson for 15 years, worked as a manager for Hitchins School Cafeteria in the early 60's, and was the manager of the Dippy Whip in Grayson in the early 70's. Known as # 64 to her auction family, Jenny enjoyed going to auctions, watching UK Wildcat Basketball and game shows, cooking for her family, making quilts, and spending time with her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren, whom she loved dearly.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Jack Stone Sr.; two daughters and sons-in-law, Judy and Edward Warneld, and Pamela and Ralph Johnson; one granddaughter, Heather Stone; and three brothers, Billy Edwards Adkins, Clifford Ray "Bunk" Adkins, and Hager Adkins; and two sisters, Agnes Adkins and Carolyn Bougess.
Jenny is survived by two sons, Robbie Stone and Jack Stone Jr. (Louella), all of Grayson; one daughter, Rosa Stone of Grayson; six grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren; five sisters, Louise Hignite, Beverly Griffith (Jr.), Phyllis Bair (John), and Stella Dinkens (Jack), all of Grayson, and Gladys Ross (Roy) of Centrilia, Illinois. She also leaves many other family members and friends who will sadly miss her.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at Grayson Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Grayson, with Brother Scott Coburn officiating. Burial will follow in the East Carter Memory Gardens in Grayson.
Friends may visit from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at the funeral home.
Bub Messer, Cliff Estepp, Ryan Johnson, Seth Stone, Cory Kouns, and Art Ratcliff will serve as pallbearers.
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