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Genia Lynn Stephens, 45, Russell Co., KY (1970-2015)

She was cherished member of a highly regarded South Central Kentucky family. She was the daughter of Bobby & Martha Stephens of Russell Springs, KY. Four of six siblings residents of Russell County, Adair County, and Georgia, now survive. She was a dietary aide at Liberty Care Nursing home and a member of Coffey's Chapel United Methodist Church in Eli, KY. She leaves one direct living descendant, a son, Adam Lee Perry, who is serving in the U.S. Navy in Norfolk, VA
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Genia Lynn Stephens Foster, 45, of Russell Springs, KY, died Sunday, May 3, 2015 at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.

Funeral service for Genia Lynn Stephens Foster will be 11amCT, Friday, May 8, 2015 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Billy Silverman & Bro. Kelly Burton, Jr. officiating. Visitation will be after 5pmCT, Thursday, May 7, 2015, at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Coffey's Chapel Cemetery, 3991 S Hwy 76, Eli KY.

Pallbearers: Timothy Harris, Carl Idler, Jacob Taylor, David Harris, Mark Stephens, Terry Stephens, Barry Stephens, Robbie Stephens, and Todd Stephens.

Genia Lynn Stephens, 45, Russell County, KY (1970-2015)

She was born March 21, 1970 in Somerset, Pulaski County, KY, to Bobby & Martha Harris Stephens, who survive. She died Sunday, May 3, 2015, in Cookeville, Putnam County, TN, at the age of 45 years, one month, and 12 days.

She was a dietary aide at Liberty Care Nursing Home and a member of Coffey's Chapel United Methodist Church in Eli, KY.

She was receded in death by sister, Monica Stephens Survivors include:
  • A son: Adam Lee Perry, U. S. Navy, Norfolk, VA

  • Parents: Bobby & Martha Stephens, Russell Springs, KY

  • Four brothers: Robert Wayne (Debbie) Stephens, Covington, GA; Todd (Angela) Stephens, Columbia, KY; Mark Stephens, Russell Springs, KY; Terry Stephens, Russell Springs, KY
The family requests memorials to the Genia Lynn Stephens Foster Memorial Fund, These can be made at the funeral home.

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Bernard Funeral Home, 367 North Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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Genia Lynn Stephens, Russell Co., KY (1970-2015)

2015-05-06 - 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY - Photo Bernard Funeral Home.

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