L. Pablo Stone,91, of Black Mountain went to be with Jesus on Thursday, November 14, 2019. Pablo, born January 3, 1928 in Hartford, Conn., was the son of the late Ruby and Perry Stone (Mr. Sourwood). He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Barbara Stone, and second wife, Jenean Stone, and by his sister, Anne Eyer. Pablo is survived by his three daughters, Rebecca Stone, Elena Stone Torres, and Anita Stone Lovejoy; his brother, Barton Stone (Constance) of Sebastopol, CA; his five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Pablo lived over 30 years in Latin America working as a missionary and in food and agriculture development organizations. He retired in Black Mountain where he continued pursuing various peace initiatives. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. He is now safe home with his Lord.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00PM on Saturday, November 23, in the First Christian Church of Black Mountain. Rev. Bill Moore will be officiating. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in Pablo's name to Swannanoa Valley Christian Ministries, (SVCM) P.O. Box 235, Black Mountain, NC 28711. Penland Family Funeral Home is honored to be caring for the Stone Family.
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