Jay Stephenson, 83, of Bryson City passed away Friday, January 20, 2017. A native of Swain County, he was the son of the late Frank and Lillian Stillwell Stephenson. He was a U.S. Army Veteran having served in the Korean War.
He is survived by his sister, Marilyn Stephenson; and several cousins.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Crisp Funeral Home. Burial was in the Lauada Cemetery.
The family received friends from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.