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403 North Austin Avenue
Lamesa, TX 79331
(806) 872-8335
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S.L. Stephens Jr.

September 28, 1924 - April 19, 2013

A funeral service for S.L. Stephens Jr., 88, of Lamesa will be held on Monday April, 22, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church with Bro. Clifton Igo and Mark Hackett officiating. Burial will follow in Lamesa Memorial Park under the direction of Branon Funeral Home. Visitation will be held on Sunday April 21, 2013 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at Branon Funeral Home. S.L. passed away on Friday April 19, 2013 in Lamesa. He was born on September 28, 1924 in Floydada, Texas to S.L. and Willie (Briggs) Stephens. He married Lydia Holt on May 28, 1964. They were married for 48 years. S.L. was a director at First National Bank, now First United Bank. He was a building contractor in Dawson County and farmed in Gaines County for many years. He lived in Lamesa most of his life. S.L. was a member at First Baptist Church and a member of Lamesa Rotary Club. He is survived by his wife, Lydia Stephens of Lamesa; children, Dan Sealy and wife Shirley of Gouldbusk, Jake Sealy and wife Carrie of Liberty Hill, and Linda Pringle and husband Runt of Lamesa; sisters, Stella Lee Reven and husband Clinton of Kingsland, and Mary Ann Kidd of Lamesa; brothers, Don Stephens and wife Donnie of Lamesa, and Shirley Stephens and wife, Margaret of Lamesa; special niece, Shirley Koger and husband Kid of Ackerly and family; 11 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. S.L. is preceded in death by his son, Mike Stephens; wife Lois Sanders Stephens that preceded him in death in May of 1962; and his parents. The family suggests memorials to Mike Stephens Memorial Scholarship fund in Canyon, TX or a charity of your choice.


S.L. Stephens Jr.
September 28, 1924 - April 19, 2013


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