Bethel Stephens, 77, of Orange, passed away Wednesday, November 20, 2013, at her residence. Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 23, 2013, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend Jeff Bell, pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Port Acres. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Brigde City. Serving as Pallbearers will be Phil Phillips, Donald Neff, Larry Swiderski, Ron Swiderski, EJ McKay and Doug Venable. Visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, at the funeral home. Born in Jacksonville, Texas on January 26, 1936, Bethel was the daughter of M.L. Doc and Avis (Casey) Floyd. She enjoyed camping, fishing and as well as shopping. Bethel also enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family. Preceded in death by her daughter, Rebecca Stephens, Bethel is survived by her husband of 55 years, Orbia Stephens; daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Ron Swiderski of Orange; and grandchildren, Maddie and Sarah Swiderski.
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504 N 5Th St
Orange, TX 77630
Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Nov. 22, 2013