Barbara Kathryn “Kathy “ Stone, 81, of Magazine, passed from this life on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017 in her home in Magazine. She was born May 12, 1936 in Asheville, North Carolina.

Kathy was the President of Magtel Telephone Company in Magazine. She was an avid Razorback fan and enjoyed attending any and all Razorback sporting events. She was also an avid Magazine Rattler fan as well. She loved reading, gardening, serving the surrounding communities and working with children. She loved spending time with her family especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Henry Donald “Hank” Stone; her parents, James Walter Townsend, Sr. and Ethel Garraway (Rogers) Townsend; two brothers, James Townsend, Jr. and Roger Townsend; one sister, Doris Lee McNitt; and a grandson, Joshua Mahon.

Funeral Mass was said at Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church in Booneville Tuesday, September 5, with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery in Booneville, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home.

She is survived by four sons, Denny Stone (Charlotte) of Magazine, Victor Stone of Magazine, Chris Stone (Cheryl) of Magazine, Shawn Link-Stone (Christopher) of Branson, Mo.; three daughters, Tammy Stone (Regina Marie) of Prairie Grove, DeAnna Mahon (Frank) of Farmington and Mary Gardner (Thomas) of Dover; one brother, William A. Townsend of Belleville, Ill.; 18 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; other relatives and many friends.