LINCOLNTON, Ga. - Mrs. Dorothy Jean Vinson Stephens, 54, beloved wife of Mr. James V. Stephens, Sr., died Saturday, February 24, 2007 at Doctors Hospital.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 27, 2007 at Fellowship Baptist Church in Glascock County, with the Revs. Dan Fernandez and Brian Martin officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Stephens, a native of Fountain Inn, S.C., was the daughter of the late Louis O. and Mary Ruth Moore Vinson. She was a retired nurse having worked in the Gibson Rest Home and the Jefferson Hospital and was of the Baptist Faith.
Survivors include her husband, James V. Stephens, Sr. of Lincolnton; two sons, James V. (Kristie) Stephens, Jr. of Gibson and Scott (Lanette) Stephens of Walterboro, S.C.; three sisters, Louise Bieber and Mary Ellen Edwards, both of Lincolnton, and Elisha Studdard of Thomson; one brother, James L. Vinson, North Augusta, S.C.; six grandchildren, Brooke Stephens, Moran Stephens, Lauren Stephens, Troy Stephens, Dalton Stephens, and Madison Stephens.
Pallbearers were Butch Bieber, Curtis Bieber, Jerry Morris, Michael Studdard, Kenny Price, and Daniel Hill.
If so desired, memorials may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 1117 Perimeter Center West, Suite E 101, Atlanta, Ga. 30338.
Sheppard Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.