January 29, 2014

April Lace Stone, 29, of Ellerbe, N.C., passed away Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at Firsthealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.

She was born June 22, 1984 in Phoenix Ariz. She worked in retail at Dollar Tree and Walmart and was a caring loving person.

Her parents, Bobbi Jo Rummage Allred and Denny Swords preceded her in death.

Surviving are her daughter Katlyn Owens of the home; sister, Amber and her fiancé Brandon Lee of Ellerbe; nephew, Joshua Stone; niece, Skylar Lee and several other nieces and nephews; grandparents, Harris Rummage and Joann Ritter and fiance, James Herndon.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday at Carter Funeral Home in Ellerbe.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Jones Springs United Methodist Church in Ellerbe with the Rev. Dena White and the Rev. Ricky Jacobs officiating. Burial will follow in Ellerbe Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to administer c/o Katlyn Owens.

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Services entrusted to Carter Funeral Home of Ellerbe.

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