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James Stephens

James Leon Stephens

Monday, June 15th, 1925 - Monday, December 17th, 2018
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Lizella, GA- James Leon Stephens, 93, went to his heavenly home on Monday, December 17, 2018 at his daughter’s home in Lizella, GA. Funeral services celebrating his life will be held on Friday, December 21, 2018 at 12:00 pm at Burpee-Scott Memorial Chapel. Interment will immediately follow in Magnolia Park Cemetery. The visitation for family and friends will be held one hour prior to the services. Reverend Mike Slade will be officiating. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Second Baptist Church, 2504 Moody Rd., Warner Robins, GA 31088.
James was born on June 15, 1925 in Charlotte, NC to the late L.D.and Etta (Cox) Stephens. He faithfully and honorably served his country in the United States Navy during WWII. He continued his service as an Electronics Technician at Robins Air Force Base as a civil service employee until his retirement. James was a very faithful and devoted member of Second Baptist Church. He enjoyed working crossword puzzles, watching wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy and when he was able camping with his family. In addition to his family, James was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Sara (Ritchie) Stephens.
Left to cherish his memory is his daughter, Carla Aldridge (David) of Lizella; step-children: Dianne Johnson (Mike), Stan Stanford (Judith) and Edward Stanford; 9 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren and his brother, Oren Stephens (Claudia) of Cumming, GA.
Please visit www.burpeescottmemorialchapel.com to sign the online guestbook and to view the video tribute for the family. With honor, Burpee-Scott Memorial Chapel & Crematory has been entrusted with arrangements.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, December 21st, 2018 | 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Friday, December 21st, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Burpee-Scott Memorial Chapel and Crematory
    2932 Hwy. 41 N
    Fort Valley, GA 31030
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Friday, December 21st, 2018 | 12:00pm
    Friday, December 21st, 2018 12:00pm
    Burpee-Scott Memorial Chapel and Crematory
    2932 Hwy. 41 N
    Fort Valley, GA 31030
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Reverend Mike Slade
  • Interment

    Friday, December 21st, 2018 |
    Friday, December 21st, 2018
    Magnolia Park Cemetery and Mausoleum
    205 S. Pleasant Hill Road
    Warner Robins, GA 31088
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Posted at 09:26am
Carla and David,

Sending prayers of peace and comfort to you in the days ahead.

Angela and Dusty Bullock

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