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GARLAND – Raymond Lee Stone, 84, died Dec. 13, 2006, at the Maine Veterans’ Home, Bangor. He was born Feb. 3, 1922, in Garland, a son of Leonard and Clara (Butters) Stone. Lee lived in the same house all of his life, in West Garland, and graduated from Garland High School. He was a member of the Exeter Historical Society and Poulliot-Seavey Post No. 53 American Legion. He was a former member of the Garland Planning Board and a charter director of the Dexter Regional Federal Credit Union. Lee served as an Army medic at the Normandy invasion during World War II and was a recipient of the Purple Heart. He was a loving and caring husband and father. He is survived by his wife, Edith of Garland; two daughters, Joanne and husband, Peter Prescott, of Dexter and Jayne Stone of Garland; a brother, Paul Stone of Exeter; a granddaughter, Sarah and husband, Brian Mills, of Waterboro; sister-in-law, Evelyn P. Lawrence of Pittsfield; two brothers-in-law, Carl and wife, Loraine Palmer, of Exeter and the Rev. John Palmer of Washburn; a niece, nephews and several cousins Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, at Garland Community Baptist Church with the Rev. Jay Brennan officiating. Friends may call from noon until the time of services. Spring burial will be at West Garland Cemetery. To sign an online guest book, please visit

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