A memorial service is scheduled at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Bernard â€œBeauâ€ Stone, 62, of Roswell, who passed away Oct. 9, 2010, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. Beau was cremated according to his wishes. Beau was born on March 23, 1948, in Rodville, N.Y., to Howard and Sarah Ulrich Stone. He was preceded in death by his father, Howard Stone.
Beau is survived by his mother, Sarah Stone, of Denton, Texas; his wife, Anna Stone, of Roswell; daughter, Jennifer Stone, of Denver; brothers, Don Stone, of South Lake, Texas, Ben Stone, of Como, Texas, and Steve Stone of Denton, Texas; and sister, Sarah Beth Stone, of Justin, Texas. Beau lived in Roswell since 1968, coming from Artesia. Beau graduated from Artesia High School and continued his education at ENMU in Portales, where he received his bachelorâ€™s degree. He received his masterâ€™s degree at Western NM University.
Beau was a teacher at Del Norte, Park View, Sunset Elementary and Mt. View Middle School, where he was also a counselor. He was a veteran of the United States Army. Memorial contributions may be made in Beauâ€™s name to Roswell Assurance Home, 1000 E. 18th St., Roswell, NM 88203 or Roswell Humane Society, 703 E. McGaf fey St. Roswell, NM 88203.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at ballardfuneralhome. com.