- John M. Stephens, 71, husband of Barbara (Jones) Stephens, passed away on Dec. 10, 2017, at a Lincoln hospital. He was born in Kissimmee, Florida, on Dec. 3, 1946, the son of Melvin and Virginia (Clayton) Stephens.
John enjoyed hunting and fishing and really liked painting. In addition to his wife, Barbara, he is survived by a son, John, Jr., three stepchildren, Penni Barbeau, Wade Phillips, III, and Matthew Phillips; a sister, Judy Chance; a brother, Edward Stephens; several nieces, nephews, and grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held in the spring at Woodville Cemetery. Those who wish may donate in his memory to the American Lung Association. Condolences may be expressed at www.clayfuneralhome.com.
Published on  December 12, 2017