Stephens, George Washington Jr. (Grandview)

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

George Washington Stephens, Jr., 77, of Grandview, TN, died on Monday afternoon, December 17, 2012 at Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga. 

He was born April 7, 1935 in Chattanooga to the late George and Gladys (Brown) Stephens; and was also preceded in death by his son, Kenny Stephens; and sisters, Dorothy Moore, Georgia “Buddie” Eldridge, Hallie White and Stella Goza.

A resident of Grandview for the past 40 years, George was a retired residential building contractor.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years Judy (Shetter) Stephens of Grandview; son, Roger Stephens of Chattanooga; daughters, Donna (David) Snyder of Dayton, Danna (Mark) Morrell of Knoxville and Sonja Stephens of Chattanooga; sisters, Rubye Sparks of Chattanooga and Minnie Dickerson of Seminole, FL; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for George will be Thursday, December 20 at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with his son-in-law, Mr. David Snyder officiating. 

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral on Thursday, December 20.

Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Gideons.


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