Kenneth Eugene Stephenson
Kenneth Eugene Stephenson, age 78, formerly of the Grassy Branch Community of Bryson City, North Carolina, passed away peacefully into the presence of our Lord at 12:15 am May 26, 2017.
Kenneth Eugene Stephenson was born into the world on June 7, 1939 to his mother Annie Rogers Stephenson and his father William Oscar Stephenson in Gastonia, North Carolina. He was the baby brother of four siblings and was preceded in death by his three older brothers Harold, Mott and Charles Ray. Ken is survived by his wonderfully loving and beautiful older sister Carolyn Robinson.
Eenid and Ken were married on June 23, 1963 and were married for 46 years before Eenid passed away in 2009. They are survived by their three daughters and their husbands, Kae and Phillip, Pamela and Ricky, and Amy and Mike. They had seven grandchildren; Brianna, Cassie, Cody, Alyssa, Zack, Brody and Ian; one great grandchild, Levi and many nieces and nephews and extended family.
Memorial services for Ken will be held at 2 pm Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Bryson City, North Carolina.
Friends and family alike are invited to Celebrate Ken’s life by sharing in remembrances with coffee and dessert after the service.
If desired, anyone may make a memorial contribution to Mt. Zion Baptist Church Building Fund. Call Pastor David Watkins at 828-488-0076 for details.