Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Collier-Butler Funeral Home for Marijane Konrad Stephens, 75, of Southside, who passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013. The Rev. O.B. Works Jr. will officiate. Burial will be at Pilgrim's Rest Cemetery. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing.
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Mrs. Stephens was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was born in Ohio and lived in Florida and Birmingham before moving to Southside. She was a very sweet and feisty lady. She was a caregiver to all. She was a very special woman who never turned away a stranger, helped everyone and never shut her door to anyone.
She loved to collect Coca-Cola memorabilia.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Eugene Leonard Lawson and David Wayne Stephens; and son, Jerry Stephens.
She is survived by her daughters, Regena Allen and Starla Day; sons, Kenneth Lawson, Eugene Lawson, David Stephens Sr., David Stephens Jr., John Stephens and Brandon Stephens; her grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; brother, John Konrad: and sisters, Mercedes Zentgarf, Geargeanne Pieu and Joanne Carr.
Pallbearers will be her sons.
Special thanks to her nurse, Bess, and to Dr. Akisanya.
Visitation will be Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, from noon to 2 p.m. prior to the service.
Online condolences may be made at www.collier-butler.com.
Published in The Gadsden Times on Feb. 8, 2013