Douglas William Stone, 76, of Logansport

Douglas William Stone, 76, of Logansport, passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Garrison.


Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Saturday, July 28, 2018, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, July 29, 2018, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Charles Hall officiating.  Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center.


Mr. Stone was born May 25, 1942, in Logansport, Louisiana, to Raymond Oliver Stone and Beatron Wiggins Stone.  Douglas devoted his life to his family.  He married his “Honey” Ina Hennigan on July 9, 1960.  They were married for 57 years and you could almost always find them alongside each other.  Douglas was ordained as a deacon on February 16, 1996 at Center Missionary Baptist Church.  On August 1, 1999, he surrendered to preach and was elected associate pastor May 5, 2004.  Then on Sunday, August 22, 2004, he was ordained as a minister.  He pastored Old Salem MBC and Mims Springs Baptist Mission.


He is survived by

Daughter: Teresa Watson and husband, Fess, of Joaquin


Son: Ronald Stone and wife, Susan, of Joaquin



Heidi Pritchett and husband, Randall, of Joaquin

Piper Moton and husband, Chance, of Stanley, Louisiana

Ciara O’Rear of Joaquin

Shiloh Stone of Joaquin

Nacona Stone of Joaquin


Great Grandchildren:

Chandler Pritchett

Aspen Pritchett

Palin Moton



Margaret Sermons of Shreveport, Louisiana

Bettie Ann Strong of Center, Texas


Sister-in-law: Edith Stone of Springridge, Louisiana


Numerous nieces and nephews


A host of other family and friends


Preceded in death by

Wife of 57 years: Ina Hennigan Stone

Parents: Raymond Oliver Stone and Beatron Wiggins Stone

Brothers: Billy Ray Stone, Oliver Stone

Sister: Nelda Faye Heyen

Brother-in-law: G.W. Strong


A special thanks to Garrison Nursing Home and staff for their compassionate care.


In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a charity of your choice.

Online condolences & tributes can be sent at

The Light and Champion

137 San Augustine St.
Center TX 75935