Mona Dell Skains Stone


Funeral services for Mona Dell Skains Stone, 89, of North Zulch, were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, at the Madisonville Funeral Home in Madisonville, Texas. The Rev. Brandon Gray, pastor of the First Baptist Church in North Zulch, officiated, and a private interment followed in the Hopewell Cemetery near Normangee.

Mona Dell Skains Stone was born on Sept. 7, 1927 in Groesbeck, to Frank & Daisy (Gay) Walker. She was a homemaker her whole life. Mona loved to travel, shop and read, and she was a volunteer member of the Gold Medallion Club. Mona had lived in Madison County since 1980 and was a member of the Faithful Workers Sunday School Class at the First Baptist Church of North Zulch. 

Mona passed away on Jan. 20, 2017, in a Madisonville nursing home.  She was preceded in death by both of her parents, husbands, Willard Otis Skains and Jimmy Stone; five brothers and one sister.

Surviving family members include four daughters, Paulette Cisco (Bobby) of Longview, Rebecca McGinnis (Thomas) of North Zulch, Kay Skains of Seattle, WA and Susan Lemoine (Tommy) of Deer Park and step-daughter, Carol Stone Wickersham of Madisonville. Mona is also survived by eight grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

Madisonville Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.  Please log onto to leave condolences for the family in the online memorial guestbook.