Marjorie Marie Stephens

Published 12:00 am Monday, November 24, 2014

NATCHEZ — Funeral services for Marjorie Marie “Hole” Stephens, 66, of Natchez, who died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, at her residence, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Cranfield Baptist Church with the Rev. Curt Wilson officiating.

Burial will follow at the Union Cemetery under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the church.

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Stephens was born on Jan. 10, 1948, the daughter of George Grantham and Ethel Spurgeon Grantham in Leesville, La.

Stephens was a member of the Cranfield Baptist Church.

Stephens was preceded in death by her husband, Ray “Buck” Stephens; her parents; one brother, Garland Grantham; one sister, Clair Cater; one sister-in-law, Doris Grantham; one brother-in-law, Red Mayher; and a nephew, Jack Grantham.

Survivors include her four children, Jeannine Stephens, Jimmy Stephens and his wife, Theresa, Christopher Stephens and his wife, Amanda, all of Natchez, and Elizabeth Ray and her husband, Carl, of Cottage Grove, TN.; one brother, Frank Grantham of Ridgecrest; one sister, Mildred Mayher of Hazelhurst; one sister-in-law, Marilyn Grantham, who was more of a sister, of Roxie; 16 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and 14 nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Timothy Stephens, Gavin Stephens, Mike Grantham, Dakota Ray, Jason Ray, Bobbie Joe Grace, Aaron Day and William Stephens.

Honorary pallbearers will be Jarrett Day, Tommy Sikes, Harrell Curtis, Melvin Grantham, Richard Grantham, Rodney Grantham and Dustin Warman.

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