STEPHENSON, Dr. Gwendolyn W., born August 15, 1943 in St. Louis, MO, former president of Hills-borough Comm-unity College (HCC) and former St. Louis Community College Chancellor transitioned peacefully on June 13, 2013. She was preceded in death by her mother Celeste Belger Woods, father Fred Woods, and sister Patricia Nichols. She is survived by her husband Herman "Steve" Stephenson; two children, Marian Stephenson-Smith (Frederick) and Jason Stephenson (Laura); grandchildren, Hunter and Walker Stephenson and Coleman Smith; brother, Alvah Woods (Linda); sister, Eleanor Taborn (Tyrone); brother, Jerome Walker (Shirley); stepmother Minnie Woods and numerous nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation in Gwen's name to the HCC Foundation's Dr. Gwendolyn W. Stephenson scholarship or the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center of Tampa. A St. Louis, MO. area memorial service will be held Saturday, July 20, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in the Mildred Bastian Auditorium at Forest Park Community College. A Tampa area memorial service will be held on Wednesday, July 24, 2013. at 11:00 a.m. at Beulah Baptist Institutional Church, 1006 W. Cypress St., Tampa, FL.