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Sheila Joyce Hankins Stone

Sheila Joyce Hankins Stone passed away April 19, 2024. She was born on Feb. 7 1943, to Ted and Louise Hankins in Clinton.

She was a 1961 graduate of Clinton High School. She married Robert Larry Stone in Bryson City, N.C., on May 8, 1963. She attended Knoxville Business College and then vocational school for cosmetology. She owned the Nail Hut in Clinton for several years with her daughter, Ginger Stone. She loved all things Bigfoot and basketball.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband, Robert Larry Stone; daughter, Ginger Stone; and sister, Blanche Davis and her husband James.

She is survived by her son Robert Larry Stone Jr. and wife; granddaughters, Taryn Torbett and husband Chris, Taylor Lay, and Trista Lay; sister-in-law, Whis Harbor; several nieces and nephews; former son-in-law, Scott Lay, and Betty and James Lay.

The family will receive friends at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home on Saturday, April 27, 2024, from 1-3 p.m. with the memorial service to follow at 3 p.m. in the Chapel.