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Obituary for Betty Joyce Stephens

Betty Joyce Stephens, age 85 of Carrollton, Georgia, passed away Thursday evening, September 14, 2017 at Tanner Medical Center Carrollton. She was born March 26, 1932 in Fulton County, Georgia, the daughter of the late Clarence Johnson and the late Gertrude Childers Johnson. She was a homemaker and a member of Roopville Road Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Michael Stephens, sisters, Evelyn Montgomery and Barbara Sanders and brothers, Neil Johnson, Jerry Johnson, and Eddie Johnson. Survivors include her husband, James Stephens of Carrollton, daughters and sons-in-law, Janice & Bruce Coogler of Carrollton and Marie & David McKee of Ellijay; daughter-in-law, Gail Stephens of Carrollton, sisters and brothers-in-law, JoAnn Hobgood of Newnan, Dianne & Bill Manley of Fairburn, Glenda & Bob Walls and Brenda Larue, all of Villa Rica, and Shelia & Bill Allen of Douglasville; brothers and sisters-in-law, Cleveland & Joyce Johnson of Snellville and Mark & Melba Johnson of Fairburn; eight grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren, and three great, great grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 3:00 PM from Roopville Road Baptist Church with Dr. Stephen Peeples officiating. Interment will follow in Carroll Memory Gardens. Those serving as pallbearers will be Ronnie Hobgood, Brian McGuire, Reed Johnson, Drew Johnson, Chuck Johnson, and Jake Denney. The family will receive friends at the church from 1:30 PM until the time of service. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel has charge of the arrangements.

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1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Roopville Road Baptist Church

835 N Hwy 27
Roopville, GA 30170





3:00 PM
Roopville Road Baptist Church

835 N Hwy 27
Roopville, GA 30170

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Carroll Memory Gardens

914 Stripling Chapel Rd
Carrollton, GA 30116


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