Peggy Jeanette Stone Harrington, 76, Formerly of Bridge City


Last updated 7/18/2023 at 2:57pm

Peggy Jeanette Stone Harrington, age 76, of Grapeland, Texas, a woman of humor, determination, and love, passed away peacefully with her family by her side, on Saturday, the 15th day of July 2023. Peggy was born on the 23rd day of December 1946, in Clifton, Texas to parents J.T. “Porter” Stone and Nadine Christopher Stone.

Peggy spent the majority of her life in Bridge City, Texas, before relocating to Grapeland, Texas, following a series of hurricanes. Peggy was a master quilter, her intricate designs reflecting her keen eye for detail and her boundless creativity. She also had a passion for genealogy, a pursuit that deepened her understanding and appreciation of her family roots. Peggy was in her element when working the land on her tractor, a testament to her love for nature and her tenacity.

Above all, Peggy was a loving individual. Her laughter was infectious, her spirit gentle. She was the heart of her family, her love a source of comfort and strength to all who knew her. Peggy will be dearly missed, but her legacy of love and laughter will live on in the hearts of those she touched.

She is preceded in death by her parents J.T. and Nadine Stone, and her sister, Benita Diane Stone Gearhart.

Peggy leaves behind the love of her life of 33 years, Ronald Harrington; daughters, Shannon Stone, and Shantel Stone and husband Conrad Bokich; stepdaughter, Jessica Nicole Benoit; stepson, Ronald Wayne Harrington; brothers, Weldon Stone and wife Janice, Jackie Stone and wife Linda, and Marshal Stone and wife Kay. Peggy is also survived by seven grandchildren, six step-grandchildren, and one great-grandchild, with another on the way, all of whom she adored. She also leaves behind numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family members who all cherished her deeply.

Friends are cordially invited to share memories of Peggy’s life during a visitation from five o’clock until seven o’clock in the evening on Wednesday, the 19th day of July 2023, in the parlor of Rhone Funeral Home.

A funeral service and celebration of Peggy Harrington’s life is to be conducted at ten o’clock in the morning on Thursday, the 20th day of July 2023, in the Rhone Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow in Augusta Cemetery.

Those honored to serve as pallbearers are Tom Dillard, Jim Dillard, Jake Plotts, Canaan Dillard, Tommy Smith, and Conrad Bokich.

Funeral services for Peggy Jeanette Stone Harrington are in care of Rhone Funeral Home, 3900 S. State Highway 19, Palestine, Texas. Please visit Mrs. Harrington’s online memorial tribute at, where fond memories and words of comfort and condolence may be shared electronically with her family.


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