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Wilbert Wesley Stephens

March 10, 1925 October 7, 2019
Wilbert Wesley Stephens
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Obituary for Wilbert Wesley Stephens

Wilbert Wesley Stephens passed away in Monticello, IL on October 7, 2019. He was born on March 10, 1925 in Russell County, Kentucky to Ezra and Arizona West Stephens. He met Mary Yeadon at Sunday school in Jamestown, KY and they married on January 16, 1946. They moved to Farmer City, IL where he began farming for Floyd King. He farmed in the Farmer City area for forty-one years before retiring to
De Land, Il. He and Mary raised two beautiful daughters.

He was the sixth of eleven children and was preceded in death by his parents, siblings Ruth Stephens Smith Johnson, Orpha Stephens Bennett, Magdalene Stephens Rexroad, Jason Stephens, Arvester Stephens, and Eli Stephens, both of his daughters Rebecca Ann Stephens Rich and Patricia Sue Stephens St.Clair, and his wife of 54 years Mary Pearl Yeadon Stephens.

He is survived by his two grandchildren from his daughter Patty, Beth (Tom) Lamprecht of Louisville, KY and Jamie (Julie) Welton of Dallas, Tx; four great grandchildren Keller Welton of Dallas, Ava Lamprecht of Louisville, Cole Lamprecht of Louisville, and Owen Welton of Dallas; and four siblings Virginia Stephens McQueary, Kevel Stephens Grider, Calvin Stephens and Bobby Stephens and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, 106 N. Main St., Farmer City, Il at 10:00 am, immediately followed by a short graveside service at Maple Grove Cemetery where he will be laid to rest next to his wife and daughter.

The family would like to thank the staff at Villas of Hollybrook for taking great care of Wilbert and also the pallbearers Jamie Welton, Keller Welton, Owen Welton, Cole Lamprecht, Myrl St. Clair and Larry Rich. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Piatt County Nursing Home Foundation at 1111 N. State St., P.O. Box 410, Monticello, Il 61856.


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Service

Thursday

10

Oct

10:00 AM 10/10/2019 10:00:00 AM
Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Homes - Farmer City Chapel

106 N. Main St.
Farmer City, IL 61842

Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Homes - Farmer City Chapel
106 N. Main St. Farmer City 61842 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Maple Grove Cemetery Final Resting Place

Royal Road
Farmer City, IL 61842

Royal Road Farmer City 61842 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Piatt County Nursing Home Foundation

1111 North State Street
P. O. Box 410
Monticello, Illinois 61856
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