Posted: Monday, January 28, 2013 4:00 pm
The Messenger, January 28, 2013
Silas Stephens Jr., 81, of Union City died 11:20 p.m. Jan. 25, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City.
Services were set for 10 a.m. today at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. The Rev. Jerry Leggett was to officiate. Burial was to follow in East View Cemetery.
Pallbearers were to be Adam Molands, Sonny McGuire, Gage Guiles, Travis Lewis, Eddie Emery and Randy Emery. Honorary pallbearers were to be Charles Stephens, Gene Stephens, David Higgins, Dale Higgins, Glynn Higgins, Mark Higgins, Andrew Molands, Jack Molands and Kenneth Wayne Ross.
He was born Jan. 31, 1931, in Hickman, Ky., son of the late Silas Stephens Sr. and the late Thelma (Williams) Stephens. He married the former Shirley Harrison Oct. 16, 1954. She survives. He was the retired owner and operator of the former Stephens Used Cars in Union City and was of the Baptist faith.
He is also survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Rena and Rubin Molands and Gabrilla and Travis Lewis, all of Union City; five grandsons, Adam Molands, Jack Molands, Andrew Molands, Gage Guiles and Colton Lewis, all of Union City; his sister, Shirley Higgins of Union City; and several nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Sarah Emery and Louise Smith; and three brothers, Bobby Gene Stephens, Billy Charles Stephens and Jimmy Dale Stephens.
To view the DVD that is an online tribute, or to leave messages of condolence for the family, visit the funeral home website at www.emfuneralhome.com.