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Lillian Suzanne Stone

January 7, 1939 — June 15, 2019

Visitation: 12 to 4 p.m., Saturday, July 6, 2019 at our Miller & Miller Colonial Chapel

Services: 4 p.m.

Lillian Suzanne Stone, 80, of Evansville, IN, went home on June 15, 2019.  Sue was born in Evansville, January 7, 1939 to Archibald Stone and Hester (Randolph) Stone. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jim Pantages; oldest son, Michael Lee Lipking; nephew, Aaron Dean Cleveland; grandson, Gabriel Michael Lipking; sister, Nora Bensinger; brother-in-law, Bill Bensinger; daughter-in-law, Kathy Hyson; and granddaughter, Bobbi Davis.

Sue is survived by her brothers, Gary Stone (Petie-Gloria), Jim Stone (Janice); children, Randy Lipking (Rhonda), Mark Lipking (Becky), James "Jim" Pantages, Michelle Thomas (Kathy), Sharri Nulton (Rusty), Vicki Davis (Kevin), Connie Reader (Dave), Derrick Garrett (JoAnn), Tony Garrett, Carter Bailey (Beth), David "Berkeley" Bailey (Shawnda); grandchildren, Angel Hill (David), Shannon Farmer (Jake), Brittany Elliott, Amber Fitzgerald (Kam), Amanda "Autumn" Barfield (Dave), Jeremiah Lipking, Jacob Lipking, Jami Pantages, Joshua Larrabee (Emily), Evan Thomas, Lexy Harlan, Drew Nulton, Zach Goad (Jo), Aaron Nulton, Brandi Davis (Andy), Chad Winstead (Jessica), Jeremy Autry, Hunter Reader, Daylen Reader, Sierra Reader, Patrick Garrett, Danelle Schutz (Micah), Delany Garrett; 41 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and heart sister, Sharon Robling Cleveland, who grieves her passing but is happy for her.

Sue was a member of Central United Methodist Church and a firm believer in Christ Jesus.  She loved everyone, prayed continuously, and cherished any moments with family and friends. 

Lillian Suzanne attended Delaware Grade School and "The Old" Central High School where she was on the Class of 1956 Reunion Committee. 

Sue retired from the American Red Cross in 2003 after 24 years.

She loved everyone, had a huge heart, was filled with compassion, and was certain of her Lord and Savior's Love, Mercy, Peace, Grace, and Salvation.  She shared her faith through her thoughts and prayers. 

Her family would like to thank Dr. Rick E. Crawford and his wonderful staff for taking care of our beloved mother for all of these years. 

"My mind understands but I wish someone would explain it to my heart."  Steel Magnolia's. 

Sue will have a visitation for those of us left behind at 12 to 4 p.m., Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Titzer Family Funeral Homes, Miller & Miller Colonial Chapel, 100 E. Columbia St., Evansville, IN (812) 424-9274.  A Celebration of life service will immediately follow.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Holly's House of Evansville.  Sympathy wishes to the family may be shared at

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