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Christina A. Stephens

SHERMAN – Christina A. Stephens, 66, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.

She was born in Canton on Sept. 12, 1947, to Harvey and Barbara (Whiteman) Johnson, Sr.

Chris was a member of Calvary Temple. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed being by the water, gardening, helping others and witnessing to others. Christmas was her favorite time of year.

She is survived by her children, William (Nicole) Stephens III, Todd (Ellyce) Stephens and Heather (Roger "DJ") Cheek; seven grandchildren, Zac Stephens, Cassidy Cheek, Alexis Stephens, Quinten Cheek, Anna Stephens, Will Stephens and Andrew Stephens; mother, Barbara Johnson; four brothers, Harvey, Jr., Danny, Rick and Jim Johnson; four sisters, Ellie Vaughn, Bobi Moore, Melannie Jallas and Cheryle Nebergall; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father and a sister, Melissa Arnett.

Visitation: 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at Calvary Temple.

Funeral Service: 10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at Calvary Temple, with Pastor Mark Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Chris Stephens Memorial Fund, c/o Vancil-Murphy Funeral Home.

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Published in The State Journal-Register from Aug. 20 to Aug. 21, 2014
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