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Veston Stephens, 87, Russell Springs, KY (1928-2015)

He was a highly regarded citizen of Russell County, KY, and the patriarch of a distinguished family. He was the son of the late Aquilee & Ima George Stephens and the widower of Rose Etta Stephens. He leaves seven direct living descendants. He was a retired General Electric employee and owned & operated Stephens Shoe Store for many years. He was a member of Main Street Church of God.
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Veston R. Stephens, 87, of Russell Springs, died, Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at the T.J. Samson Hospital in Glasgow, KY.

Funeral service for Veston R. Stephens will be 2pmCT Friday, January 8, 2016 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jim Spivey and Bro. Ted Stidham officiating. Visitation after 5pmCT, Thursday, January 7, 2015. Interment in the Bernard Cemetery. Special Music: Donna Willis. Pallbearers: Randy Stephens, Steve Tucker, Rodney Wright, Nathan Skaggs, Vince Popplewell, and Darrell Brent Popplewell.

Veston Stephens, Russell Springs, KY (1928-2015)

He was born August 20, 1928, in Russell County, KY, to the late Aquilee & Ima George Stephens. He died Wednesday, January 6, 2016, in Glasgow, Barren County, KY at the age of 87 years, four months, and 17 days.

He was a retired General Electric employee and owned & operated Stephens Shoe Store for many years. He was a member of Main Street Church of God.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Rose Etta Stephens; three brothers, Jack, Chester, and Paul David Stephens and one sister, Phyllis Antle.

Survivors include:
  • Three children: Terry (Pam) Stephens, Brenda (Danny) Hill, Robin (Maddie) Stephens, all of Russell Springs, KY

  • Two grandchildren: Robin Cochran, and Alexander Siers-Stephens

  • Two great grandchildren: Maddie andAndrew Hayes

  • One sister: Joyce Popplewell, Russell Springs, KY
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Bernard Funeral Home, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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