Dateline: October 23, 2008
died Wednesday, October 15, 2008, in Wellington.
were held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 18, 2008, in the Hedley Church
of Christ with Bright Newhouse, Minister, officiating. Burial followed at
Rowe Cemetery in Hedley. Services were under the arrangement of Robertson
Funeral Directors of Clarendon.
Stephens was born January 10, 1926, in Colgate, Coal Co., Okla. to Creed
R. ad Callie Jane Eddings Baker. She married Wilson Stephens on July 4,
1946, in Memphis. She had been a resident of Collingsworth and Donley
Counties for most of her life. She was a great seamstress and made clothes
for family and many friends. She was devoted to her children,
grandchildren, and her church. She worked hard on the farm and helped
elderly people in Hedley get around for various things. She was a member
of the Hedley Church of Christ where she served as the janitor and
prepared for communion.
was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Roy Lee Stephens; two
brothers, two sisters, and a grandson, Neal Wade Duncan.
include her husband of 62 years, Wilson Stephens of Hedley; two daughters,
Barbara Duncan and husband Herbert, and Pattie Gilbert and husband Bill,
all of Wellington; two sons, Coy Stephens and wife Ellen of Borger, and
Henry Stephens and wife Nancy of Hedley; 10 grandchildren, 21 great
grandchildren with one on the way, and one great great grandchild.
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