Written by The Herald-News
Lora “Lori” Lynn Stone, 54, of Wolf Point, died Jan. 8, 2017, in Billings.
She was born in Poplar to May Whitehawk and Bedford “Patrick” Forrest. She grew up and attended schools in Lander, Wyo., and Wolf Point.
Throughout her life, she held various job titles. She was a Big Sky Motel housekeeper, barmaid at the VFW, sales cashier for Ben Franklin in Wolf Point and Albertsons in Cut Bank.
In November 2000, she became a certified nursing assistant. She was a very devoted and reliable employee at Faith Home. She took a brief absence in September 2004 to take care of her husband, James “JC” Stone. She resided in Cut Bank until his death in 2005. She then returned to Wolf Point to take care of her mother and resume her job at Faith Lutheran Home. She was currently attending Fort Peck Community College.
She was known for her crafting abilities which consisted of sewing, jewelry making, and beading amongst other artistry. Many memories were made baking in Grandma May’s kitchen with her nieces. In her spare time, she enjoyed doing home improvement projects, reading, listening to music and attending concerts. She had a green thumb, loved gardening and always took the time to teach things to her nieces and nephews.
She was a member of the Overcomers Church, a strong believer of her faith and always willing to share scripture and offer prayers for any circumstance her family and friends were facing. She will be remembered for her kindness, generosity, amazing work ethic and compassion for people.
She is survived by her brothers, Loren, Lionel and Nathan, all of Wolf Point; sisters, Edna Forrest of Browning, Lisa of Helena and Ramona of Bismarck, N.D.; and 21 grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Louise Bokas; and husband, “JC” Stone.
Funeral services were held Friday, Jan. 13, at the Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel. Interment was at the King Memorial Cemetery in Wolf Point. Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel of Wolf Point was entrusted with the arrangements.