Obituary Details

Kathy Stephenson

August 17, 1957 - May 19, 2018

Birthplace & Residence

Information withheld per family request

Visitation

Location:
Renaissance Funeral Home & Cremation Tribute Center
Date:
Friday, May 25, 2018
Time:
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Funeral

Location:
Historic Oakwood Cemetery
Date:
Saturday, May 26, 2018
Service Time:
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Cemetery

Location:
Historic Oakwood Cemetery
Date:
Saturday, May 26, 2018
Time:
Immediately Following Service

Notes

Kathy L. Stephenson, age 60, died peacefully Saturday, May 19, 2018, in Cleveland, TN.

Kathy was a generous woman who lived a life of Christian care and service towards others. She enjoyed cooking, watching Little House on the Prairie and television gameshows, and spending time with her family, especially her granddaughters. She loved all things Christmas and was particularly fond of snowmen. Kathy will be missed by all who knew her.

She is survived by her son Rev. Christopher A. Stephenson, Ph.D. and wife Rev. Lisa P. Stephenson, Ph.D.; granddaughters, Abigail and Bella; brother, David Saunders and wife Ellen; sister-in-law, Kimberly Barbour and husband John; brother-in-law, Gene Stephenson and wife Lee; and four nieces and one nephew.

Kathy’s remains will lie in repose from 10:00 AM until 12:00PM Friday at Renaissance Funeral Home, in Raleigh. Interment and a brief service will take place 10:00 AM Saturday at Historic Oakwood Cemetery, in Raleigh, with signs directing to the location of interment.

Special appreciation goes to Brookdale Cleveland, Brookdale Mount Vernon Drive, and Hospice of Chattanooga.

In lieu of flowers, tax deductible gifts can be made to a scholarship at Lee University for students in financial need, selected by the Stephensons. To give online: Go to www.leeuniversity.edu/give select “Quick Give,” “Endowed Scholarship,” and enter “Isle of Hope—Kathy Stephenson” in comments field. Check: Lee University, Central Gifts, P.O. Box 3450, Cleveland, TN 37320-3450, with “Isle of Hope—Kathy Stephenson” in the memo line. Call: 423-614-8324.
Posted by:
diris wilkins
Posted on:
May 26, 2018
Special friend will be sending a donation in her memory to Lee University
Posted by:
syvonne callahan
Posted on:
May 23, 2018
Kathy was such a sweetheart!!
Even though I have only know her a short while I knew she had a big heart and was a pleasure to be around!!
Praying for you all during this difficult time!!
Posted by:
diris wilkins
Posted on:
May 22, 2018
She was a very special friend. We loved her with all my heart
Posted by:
Madie
Posted on:
May 22, 2018
I remember when I was younger coloring with her and watching Little House on the Prairie. She was such a funny and bright person. Without her I wouldn't be who I am today and wouldn't have my love for Zebra Cakes. She will forever be missed.
-Madie S.
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Visitation

Renaissance Funeral Home & Cremation Tribute Center
7615 Six Forks Rd
Raleigh, NC 27615
919-866-1866
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Funeral

Historic Oakwood Cemetery
701 Oakwood Ave
Raleigh, NC 27601
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Cemetery

Historic Oakwood Cemetery
701 Oakwood Ave
Raleigh, NC 27601
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