Bobby L. Stephens

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Visitation Schedule
Raleigh United Methodist Church
3295 Powes Rd
Memphis, TN  38128
Thursday, September 8, 2011
9 am
Service Schedule
Raleigh United Methodist Church
Powers Rd
Memphis, TN  38128
Thursday, September 8, 2011
10 am
West TN Veterans Cemetery
Forest Hill-Irene Rd
Memphis, TN  38125
Bobby L. Stephens

of Bartlett, TN

February 21, 1930 - September 3, 2011

Cdr. Bobby L. Stephens, MSC, USN, Ret. went to the ''Lord'' September 3, 2011. He was born 1930 in Pauls Valley, OK to the late Ona Perkins and R. L. Stephens.

Survivors include his beloved wife of 61 years, Virginia Trindle of Bartlett, TN; son, Michael Ray (Connie) of Bartlett, TN; son, Robert Patrick, (Deborah) and grandson 2nd Lt. Andrew Stephens of Lilburn, GA; daughter, Cynthia Diane (Nick) Conner and grandsons, Blake, Kyle and Ryan of Olive Branch, MS; brother, Jerry Ray (Cleone) of Midland, TX; sister, Jayne Ellen (Ray) Edwards of Moore, OK and numerous other family members.

Cdr. Stephens spent 31.5 years in the Navy, as enlisted and commissioned officer earning many citations and awards while serving in the Korean War and Vietnam. He was a graduate of Jackson College, Honolulu HI and George Washington University in Washington D.C. Cdr, Stephens retired December 1980 from Naval Hospital, Millington, TN, as Adm Officer. Memorials may be sent to the Raleigh United Methodist Church Debt Retirement Fund, where he was very active on committees and teaching Men's Bible Class since 1980.

Visitation will be 9 am Thursday, September 8, 2011, with a 10 am service at Raleigh United Methodist Church, Powers Rd., Rev John Holt and Rev Roger Joseph presiding. A 1:30 pm burial to follow at West TN Veterans Cemetery with full military honors.

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3 Condolence(s)
Diane Olson
Collierville, TN
Wednesday, September 7, 2011

I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers as you deal with this difficult time. I work with Connie at American Home Shield.

John & Norma Williams
St. Louis, MO
Tuesday, September 6, 2011

We are praying for you. Wish we could be there.
May God bless your family at this time.
We love you.

John & Norma

Suprena Grear
Cordova, TN
Tuesday, September 6, 2011

You and your family are in my prayers.