Stockwell was born on December 12, 1928 in Sunbury, Ohio to the late Vernor and Alice (Liggett) Beacom. She was a graduate of the Sunbury High School, class of 1946. She worked as a bookkeeper for V&M Williamson Chevrolet and the Delaware Mutual Insurance Co., in addition to her post with the CHHA. She also faithfully served as a caring pastor's wife, loving mother and “grandmother extraordinaire.”
Stockwell was survived by her husband of 62 years, Weldon Stockwell. They were married Oct. 22, 1950, in her parent's home. Other survivors include the couple’s son Mark (Cindy) Stockwell of Sunbury; daughter Kathy (Jim) Gorsuch of Sunbury; grandchildren Jennifer and Brody Stockwell; sister Jean Marshall of Marengo, Ohio; and a number of other relatives and friends.
Friends may call on Thursday, Dec. 13, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m., eastern at the Devore-Snyder Funeral Home, St. Rte. 3 at Rte. 61, in Sunbury. A graveside service will be conducted on Friday, Dec. 14, at 11 a.m. in the Trenton Cemetery with Pastor Bryan Grove officiating.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Charity of the donor's choice and condolences may be expressed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.