Barbara A. Stephens, 80, Otwell

Barbara A. Stephens, 80, of Otwell, died Sunday (April 29) at University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville. She was born in Keensburg, Illinois, September 30, 1937, to Leo and Ferris (Gray) Richardson. She married Raymond Stephens March 31, 1956, at Keensburg Methodist Church in Keensburg. He died September 25, 1992

Barbara worked at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper for 25 years, and for Dr. Norris’ Surgical Pavilion for 16 years. She was a member of Shiloh United Methodist Church in Jasper. She enjoyed serving in her church and spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by three daughters, Terri Frost and husband Ed, Loogootee, Lynette Stephens, Otwell, and Cindy Hochgesang, Jasper; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one sister, Joan Beck-Strum, Carmi, Illinois; sister-in-law Evelyn Richardson, Princeton; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by one brother, Wayne Richardson, and one nephew, Eddie Wayne Richardson.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper. Memorial contributions may be made to Shiloh United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be shared at Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Shiloh UMC with burial following in the Otwell cemetery.

Speak Your Mind