George “Big Boy” Stephens

George “Big Boy” Stephens

Stephenville, Erath County, Texas, USA
Death 10 Mar 2004 (aged 88)
Abilene, Taylor County, Texas, USA
Burial Bradshaw, Taylor County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 29774270 · View Source
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George 'Big Boy' Stephens, 88, of Abilene passed away Wednesday, March 10, 2004 at a local nursing center. Services will be 2:00 p.m., Monday, March 15, 2004 at the Community Memorial Funeral Chapel with Pastor Randy Estes officiating.

Burial will be in the Bradshaw Cemetery, under the direction of Community Memorial Funeral Home, 1443 North 2nd Street.

George was born May 1, 1915 in Stephenville, Texas to the late Frank and Lucy (Boucher) Stephens. He married Gathalee Marine Bagwell on September 14, 1942 in Abilene and they enjoyed over 61 years together. He was a Cpl. in the U.S. Army, serving during WWII. He had lived in Abilene since 1956. He worked for 22 years for the City of Abilene in the Sanitation Department, and then worked for 12 years for A.I.S.D. at Cooper High School as a Custodian. He was a Baptist.

Survivors include his wife, Gathalee Stephens of Abilene; a son, George Wayne Stephens, and his wife, Barbara of Abilene; two daughters, Laverne McCutchen, and her husband, Alvah Dee, and Carolyn June Stephens, both of Abilene; eight grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.

George was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Andy and Bill Stephens; and three sisters, Emma Barr, Lucy Ann Rumbo, and Molly Stephens.

If desired, memorials may be made to the Bradshaw Cemetery Association, 204 Redtner, Winters, Texas 79567 or your favorite charity. Visitation will be 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., Sunday at the funeral home.

Obituary from Abilene Reporter News

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