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Urias (Deedle) Stephens, Jr., Russell County, KY, (1929-2014)

He was a construction worker and a Veteran of US Air Force. He was the patriarch of a large, respected Russell County, KY, family, the son of the late Urias & Ora C. Stephens. He was a native of Russell County, and a resident at the time of his death. His wife, LaVerne Beane Stephens, survives. He leaves 16 direct living descendants.
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Urias "Deedle" Stephens, Jr., 85, of Russell Springs, KY, died Saturday, July 12, 2014 at the Russell County Hospital, in Russell Springs, KY.

Funeral service for Urias "Deedle" Stephens, Jr. will be 10amCT, Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Billy Silverman and Bro. David Coffey officiating. Visitation will be after 5pmCT, Tuesday, July 15, 2014. Burial will be in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Special music by Debbie Stephens, and Ryan Stephens.

Urias (Deedle) Stephens, Jr., Russell County, KY, (1929-2014)

He was born Tuesday, March 26, 1929 in Russell County, KY. He was the son of the late Urias & Ora C. Stephens. He died Saturday, Jiuly 12, 2014, in Russell Springs, Russell County, KY, at the age of 85 years, three months, and 17 days.

He was a construction worker and a Veteran of US Air Force.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Geneva Shearer.

Survivors include his wife, LaVerne Beane Stephens, Russell Springs, KY, and the following:
  • Five children: Richard (Debbie) Stephens, Jamestown, KY; Shannon (Norm) Billard, Lexington, KY; Lanny Stephens, Russell Springs, KY; Deidre (Steve) Richardson, Russell Springs, KY; and Kyle (Judy) Stephens, Russell Springs, KY

  • Seven grandchildren

  • Four great grandchildren

  • Two sisters: Vircena Hadley, Jamestown, KY; and Janice Helm, Russell Springs, KY

  • Four brothers: Teddy (Betty) Stephens, Russell Springs, KY; Bobby (Martha) Stephens, Russell Springs, KY; Dale Stephens, Russell Springs, KY; and John Edward "Dude" (Glenna) Stephens, Windsor, KY
Send a condolence to the family of Urias "Deedle Stephens, Jr.

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

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Urias (Deedle) Stephens, Jr., Russell County, KY, (1929-2014)

2014-07-13 - 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY - Photo from Bernard Funeral Home.

Urias (Deedle) Stephens, Jr., Russell County, KY, (1929-2014)

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