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John William Stephenson
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Birth: Sep. 27, 1941
Death: Dec. 30, 2006


JOHN STEPHENSON of Memphis died on December 30, 2006 at Saint Francis Hospital after a brief illness. Mr. Stephenson was retired from the United States Army. During Operation Desert Storm he was recalled to active service where he served on the tactical staff. He received his BA degree from the University of Nebraska and his MA degree from the University of Memphis. He taught history at Kingsbury High School for 28 years. Mr. Stephenson was active in area amateur and college sports as an umpire and referee for over thirty years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Johnnie and Franklin Stephenson. He is survived by his son, Tyler Stephenson and his brother, Clyde Stephenson. He was a member of St. Luke's United Methodist Church, the Mississippi High School Activities Association and the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday evening, January 4 at Memphis Funeral Home Poplar Chapel with services Friday at Noon at the funeral home. Interment will be in West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery. Memphis Funeral Home Poplar Chapel901-725-0100 (Published in The Commercial Appeal on 1/3/2007.)

West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Section JJ, Site 21663
Created by: Carole McCaig
Record added: Jan 12, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17400546
John William Stephenson
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