William Elsworth Stephens
- October 14, 1952 - August 2, 2012
- Sour Lake, Texas
of William's Passing
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“Sweet, Precious Sis. Bertchel, Barney and Raymond:
Words cannot express what a loss this is to all of us that adored Billy. On behalf of MawMaw...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Shanoe (Gibson) Dillard and the Monteau family - TX
“Growing up in the same neighborhood you may not know everyone due to age differences (5 years is a lot to a kid) but chances are you knew at least...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Sarah Johnson
“I just wanted to say to Bill's family; Raymond Mrs. Stephens, Barney and Maria, I am so sorry for your loss. Bill was a good man, with and big heart...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Angie Hogue - Sour Lake, TX
“Bertchel, Barney and Family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. always hold on to the precious memories. God bless all of you.
Love,...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Eva Provost - Sour Lake, TX
“Love you guys, let me know if you need anything at all.
6 of 8 | Posted by: Pixie Twomey - sister-in-law
“Sorry to hear of your loss. Sending special prayers to you. Love, Craig, Rae and Kids
7 of 8 | Posted by: Craig & Rae Burge
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May you find peace and comfort in God's words to help you get through the hurt and lonliness that you are...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Charlie & Diana Sierk - Cousin
59 of Sour Lake, Texas died Thursday August 2, 2012 at Baptist Beaumont Hospital of Beaumont. A service of remembrance will be held Monday August 6, 2012 at 2:00P.M at Faith & Family Funeral Services with Reverend Bo Votaw of The Apostolic Lighthouse church of Sour Lake, officiating interment to follow at the Pine Ridge cemetery also of Sour, Lake. The family will be recieving friends on Monday August 6, 2012 from 11:00 A.M. until time of service at Faith & Family Chapel. A native and lifelong resident of Sour Lake, William was retired as an Insulator with Asbestos Workers Local # 22 of Deer Park, Tx and was also an U.S. Air Force Veteran serving in the Viet Nam conflict where he was discharged as a Sergeant E-4. He was preceded in death by his father Elsworth Elwood "E.E." Stephens, sister Auda Bell Stephens. Survivors are his wife Maria Careaga Stephens of Sour Lake, mother Bertchel Stephens of Sour Lake, son Raymond Stephens and wife Nickie of Katy, daughters Isabel Ibarra and husband Jaime of Houston, Noeli Davis and husband Terrence of Houston, Maribel Veloz and husband George of Houston. Brothers Barney Stephens of Sour Lake, Herbert Castolina of Biloxi, MS. Ten grandchildren. Serving as pallbearers are Barney Stephens, Herbert Castolina, David Bandy Sr, David Bandy Jr, Johnny McCollough and George Fernandez.