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Freeman Lewis Stephens, 88, Metcalfe Co., KY (d. April 3, 2012)
He was a WWII veteran serving 2 years, nine months and twenty seven days. One year was served in the states and one year in the ETO in Battery B 418th Anti Aircraft Artillery Gun Battalion. He received the American Theater Ribbon, EAME Theater Ribbon with five Bronze Stars, Good Conduct Medal and Bronze Star Metal. The five bronze Stars represented service in the battles and campaigns of Normandy, Northern France, Ardennes, Rhineland and Central Europe. He will be accorded full military rites at his burial in Missionary Mound Cemetery
Freeman Lewis Stephens age 88 of Edmonton passed away at 4:48 AM Tuesday, April 03, 2012 at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow, KY.
Funeral services will be held 1pmCT, Thursday, April 5, 2012, at Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, with burial in the Missionary Mound Cemetery with full military rites. Visitation will be 4pm-8pmCT, Wednesday, April 4, 2012, and after 9amCT, Thursday at the funeral home.
He was the son of the late Lewis and Eunice Pearl Skaggs Stephens.
He was a WWII veteran serving 2 years, nine months and twenty seven days. One year was served in the states and one year in the ETO in Battery B 418th Anti Aircraft Artillery Gun Battalion. He received the American Theater Ribbon, EAME Theater Ribbon with five Bronze Stars, Good Conduct Medal and Bronze Star Metal. The five bronze Stars represented service in the battles and campaigns of Normandy, Northern France, Ardennes, Rhineland and Central Europe.
He is survived by his wife Aline Word Stephens, and the following:
Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, in charge of arrangements.
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