Ina Stoneking

Ina Mae Stoneking, 78, of Rushville died at 3 p.m. Friday, April 7, 2006, at her residence.

She was born on Aug. 7, 1927, in Schuyler County, a daughter of Harvey W. and Wilma E. Pryor Ashcraft. She married Charles N. Stoneking on Jan. 23, 1944, in Cass County. He died June 14, 1988.

She also was preceded in death by one brother, John Ashcraft; and two sisters, Doris Friday and Margaret Friday.

Surviving are three sons, Charles N. "Stoney" Jr. (and Doris) of Springfield, David (and Nancy) and Dennis (and Roseann), both of Rushville; one daughter, Kathy (and Steve) Riner of Rushville; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was a member of the Women of the Moose and attended Rushville Free Methodist Church.

She was a housekeeper for several women in Rushville.

Services were held Tuesday at Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville with Rev. Robert Kirkham officiating. Burial was in Rushville City Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Schuyler County EMS.

Condolences may be sent to the Worthington Funeral Home website at

Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 4/12/2006

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