In Memory

Willard Stephens





WILLARD STEPHENS, 69, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. He was a 1968 graduate of South Side High School. Surviving are his children, Autumn, Amber and Will Stephens; his significant other, Julie Souther; sisters, Barbara Brown, Diana (Arnold) Scruggs, Peggy (Joseph) Williams and Gwendolyn (Lewis) Poindexter; brothers, Frederick (Ernestine), Gregory (Sharon), Shelton (Nina) and Curtis Stephens and Jeffery (Donna) Smith; along with a host of other family members and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ezell and Rosetta Stephens; and two siblings, Michael Stephens and Sheila Jones. Service is 11 am Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at Pilgrim Baptist Church, with visitation starting at 9:30 a.m. Burial in Lindenwood Cemetery. Arrangements by Ellis Funeral Home.