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The Mount Vernon Signal, Thursday, December 4, 2003


Esther Robertson Stephens


Mrs. Esther Robertson Stephens of Brodhead, widow of Joseph Elmer Stephens whom she married in 1959, died Saturday, November 29, 2003 at the Rockcastle County Hospital.


She was born November 11, 1925 in Owsley County, the daughter of Jim and Lucy Moore Robertson. She was affiliated with the Pentecostal faith and attended Hickory Grove Pentecostal Church. She had been a homemaker who loved crocheting/needlework and enjoyed mowing at Piney Grove Cemetery.


Survivors include three children, Jack Stephens (Rhonda) of Mt. Vernon, Anna Lee Stephens and Darrell Stephens, both of Brodhead; four grandchildren; one great grandchild; two brothers, Claude Robertson of Ohio and Ellis Robertson of Booneville; a sister, Fan Ball of Franklin, OH and special friends, Willene Bussell, Bobby and Clara Proctor and Bobby and Pat McKinney.


Funeral Services were held Tuesday, December 2 at the Marvin E. Owens Funeral Home Chapel with Bros. Randal Adams and Marlow Napier officiating. Burial was in the Piney Grove Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made by contributions to the Esther Stephens Burial Fund, P.O. Box 658, Brodhead, Ky. 40409.