Stella Rose Appleby, 85 of Tonto Basin, passed away on December 3, 2016. Stella was born on March 31, 1932 in Hartshorne, Oklahoma. Stella is survived by her sons ; Larry McDaniel, Rick Denney, David (Rob) Appleby II and daughter’s Sandy Duke, Mary (Ronald) Howard, Judy (Eddie) Eastridge and Diana (John) Knight, Sisters Juanita Marshall and Shirley Hudges. She also leaves behind 24 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren, 12 great great-grandchildren and a large number of nieces and nephews. Stella is preceded in death by her husband, David Appleby, daughter Vicky Shamblin and son Chester McDaniel. A visitation will be held on Friday, December 9, 2016 at 11:00 AM with services to following at 12:00 Noon at the Chapel of Bueler Mortuary, 14 W. Hulet Drive, Chandler, Arizona . Stella will be laid to rest at the City of Mesa Cemetery, Mesa, Arizona.