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CHARLES L. STEPHENS

December 27, 2018
Charles L. Stephens

CHARLES L. STEPHENS, 79, of Proctorville, Ohio, passed away Monday, December 24, 2018, in St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington, W.Va. He was born September 13, 1939, in Lawrence County, Ohio, son of the late Sterling Lester “Dub” and Lucille Afton Kelley Stephens. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Effie Henson and Naomi G. Kaneff. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 58 years, Joan Mayo Stephens; mother-in-law, Violet Mayo; sons, Charles Wesley (Linda) Stephens and Christopher Wayne (Shana) Stephens; daughters, Kelley LeAnn Smith (Thomas) and Angela Yvonne Truster (Greg); seven grandchildren, Jennifer Cochran, Michele Levesque-Noice, Sydney and Walker Stephens, Felicia Francis and Stephen Smith and Leelynd Truster. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Proctorville, Ohio, and owner operator of Stephens Plumbing and Heating for 40-plus years. He was also a U.S. Navy veteran. Funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Friday, December 28, 2018, at First Baptist Church, Proctorville, Ohio, with Pastor Jeff Black officiating. Burial will follow in Miller Memorial Gardens, Miller, Ohio. Proctorville VFW Post 6878 will conduct military graveside rites. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Friday, December 28, 2018, at the church. Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, Ohio, is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.ehallfuneralhome.com.

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