91 (b. January 30, 1930), transitioned to her heavenly home on Tuesday, February 2, 2021. Preceding her in death was her husband of 46 years, Arthur B. Stephens, her
parents, Dennis Wiley Smith and Esther Hargo Smith, and her siblings, Rosie Stephens, and Donna Dodge. Of this
union were born five children, Arthur Wayne (DeDee) Stephens, Ronald L. (Deidre) Stephens, Neysa Y. (Lester) Heyward, H. Anthony (Lenese) Stephens, and
Melanie A. Williams (Jack Hall); 16 grandchildren; 40 great-grands; 7 great-great-grands; a special niece, Patricia Daniels; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and wonderful friends. A private, graveside service will be held for immediate family and a Memorial Celebration will be set at a future date. In lieu of flowers and cards, donations may be made to Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 1171 South Yellow Springs Street, Springfield, Ohio 45506. Arrangements are entrusted to Porter-Qualls Freeman Funeral Home.
Funeral Home Information
Porter-Qualls-Freeman Funeral Home
823 South Yellow Springs St