County Seat Newspaper
of Clare County


JULY 21, 1960 – APRIL 23, 2022


                Diana Lee Stone age 61 of Harrison passed away suddenly at her home on Saturday, April 23, 2022. Diana was born July 21, 1960, in Pontiac, Michigan the daughter of Barnard Stone and Rita (Southwell) Stone. Diana graduated from Harrison Community Schools in 1978. In 1981, Diana enlisted with the United States Air Force and honorably served her country until 1983. A few years later, Diana began attending Mid Michigan College and graduated in 1992 with an associate degree in Business Administration.  

                Ms. Stone had resided in Harrison since 1972, moving from Pontiac. She was a past member of the Clare County 4-H and the Women of the Moose Harrison Chapter 1804. Diana enjoyed arts and crafts, riding motorcycles, watching movies, vegetable gardening, raising chickens and fishing.

                Surviving Diana are her four children: Autumn Lyvere of Traverse City, Michigan, Trish Bell Stone of Harrison, Vance Stone of Harrison, and Charles Stone also of Harrison, five grandchildren: Arya Stone, Braxton Cottrell, Ada Smith, Ryder Grigg and Sophia Cottrell, three half-brothers: Clarence “Chris” Bacon of Charlevoix, Michigan, Walter Bacon of Lansing, Michigan and Kurt Bacon and wife Sherry of Flint, Michigan, many nieces, nephews and extended family. Ms. Stone was preceded in death by her parents and a half-brother, Donald E. Bacon.

                Military honors for Ms. Stone will be held Saturday, May 7, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. at Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison under the auspices of the Department of the United States Air Force and American Legion Post 404 Honor Guard. A time of gathering will be held Saturday, May 7, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. until time of military honors. Memorial gifts in memory of Diana may be considered to the Stone Family. To share an online memory or condolence with Diana’s family, please visit: Arrangements for Ms. Stone are entrusted with Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison (989)539-7810.