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Delpha Stephens, Adair County, KY (1939-2013)

She was a native of Russell County, KY and a resident of Adair County, KY, at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late Corla "Buck" & Theo Tarter. Her husband of 56 years, Rev. Homer Stephens survives. She leaves 10 direct living descendants, spanning 3 generations. She was a homemaker and a member of Calvary Temple Church
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Delpha Stephens, 74, of Columbia, died Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 2:22amET, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, KY

A Home Going Service will be held Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 2pmCT/3pmET, at Calvary Temple Church, 103 New Concord Road, Columbia, KY, in the Garlin Community of Adair County, with burial to follow in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation after 3pmCT/4pmET, Friday, at Calvary Temple Church and after 9amCT/10amET, Saturday at the church.

Casket Bearers: Wesley Bryant, Cody Turner, Billy Franklin, Wayne Bryant, Anthony Arnold, and Jr. Thompson.

Honorary Casket Bearers: Tiffany Arnold, Bethany Thompson, Amanda Bryant, Blaire Arnold, Landon Bryant and Amelia Thompson.

Delpha Stephens, Adair County, KY (1939-2013)

She was born Sunday, March 26, 1939, in Russell County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Corla "Buck" & Theo Tarter. She died Sunday, August 18, 2013, in Louisville, Jefferson County, KY, at the age of 74 years, 4 months, and 23 days.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Rajah, Dallas "Hi Jay", C.V. "Bill" and Desoto "D.S." Hughes; a sister, Marie Hart; and a granddaughter, Amy Jo Bryant.

She was a member of Calvary Temple Church and a homemaker. Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Rev. Homer Stephens of Columbia, KY, and the following:
  • Three daughters: Tammy (Wayne) Bryant, Sherry Turner and Robin (Billy) Franklin all of Columbia, KY

  • One sister: Errie Atchley of Russell Springs, KY

  • Four grandchildren: Wes Bryant, Bethany Thompson, Tiffany Arnold and Cody Turner

  • Three great-grandchildren: Landon Bryant, Blaire Arnold and Amelia Thompson.
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Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements

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Delpha Stephens, Adair County, KY (1939-2013)

2013-08-20 - 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY - Photo from Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.
Delpha Stephens, Adair County, KY (1939-2013)
above with her husband of 57 years, Rev. Homer Stephens, who survives.

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