Mr. Roger Don Stephens age 70, of the Helenwood Community, departed this life on Thursday, August 31, 2017 peacefully at his home. He was born September 20, 1946 to the late Elmer Stephens and Pauline Stephens. He was a member of the Out Reach Ministries in Oneida, Tennessee.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sons: Roger Don Stephens, Jr., Scotty Stephens; grandson: Elijah Terry; brothers: Virgil Stephens and Willard Stephens; sister: Vonda and husband Tommy Strunk.
He is survived by his wife, Estellene of the Helenwood Community; daughter, Leslie and husband Tony Slaven, son: Wade Terry, son: Brandon Terry and wife Lindsay, his daughters: Lisa Wiley, Michelle and husband Anthony Stephens, Christy Strunk and Rojetta Bowling; his 18 grandchildren: Shane and Korey Slaven, Dalton, Gaven and Zoey Terry, Brayden, Waylon and Silas Terry, Justin and Zach Stephens, Marionna McDonald, Justin and Jared Stephens, Mckayla and Lexi Strunk, Trista, Brianna, and Sarah Jeffers; 8 great grandchildren: sisters: Kathleen Polder, Irene and husband Bill Davenport; brothers: Denzil and wife Alice Stephens, Ronald and wife Frankie Stephens, Melvin and wife Donna Stephens, Gary Dean and wife Mable Stephens; several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends for visitation from 12:00 Noon until time of funeral service at 2:00 P.M., Monday Afternoon, September 4, 2017 in the Chapel of Four Oaks Funeral Home in Huntsville. Burial will follow in the Sulpher Springs Cemetery at Martins Field community in Helenwood, Tennessee.
In lieu of flowers, family requests donations be made to:
Roger Don Stephens Memorial Fund
c/o Four Oaks Funeral Home
P.O. Box 410
Huntsville, TN 37756
Four Oaks Funeral Home of Huntsville is in charge of the arrangements for the family of Mr. Roger Don Stephens.