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Shirley Stephens

Funeral services were 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Ridgely Chapel of Curry Funeral Home, with interment following there in New Haven Cemetery.  
Pallbearers were Danny Stephens, Chance Clanton, John Michael Green, Sonny Chumney, Marty Jordan and Ernie Emig.
The family requests memorials be directed to the Community Cancer Fund, P.O. Box 1055, Dyersburg, TN  38025-1055.
Born April 3, 1935, to the late Dolphus and Dona (Cook) Jordan, she was a member of Hornbeak Baptist Church.  
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Gina and John Epperson of Martin; her son, Mark Stephens of Lake Villa, Ill.; two sisters, Georgia Chumney of Jackson and Ethel May Sweat of Oklahoma; her brother, Dolphus “Bo” Jordan of Bowling Green, Ky.; three granddaughters, Jordan Epperson and Johnna Epperson, both of Martin, and Melissa Hassler of Wheeling, Ill.; and her grandson, Danny Stephens of Wheeling.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 36 years, Rayford Thomas Stephens; five brothers, Tommy Jordan, Buddy Jordan, Jerry Jordan, Bob Jordan and Bill Jordan; and three sisters, Bobby Sykes Colville, Violet Stepp and Opal West.  
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