Richard Harris Stephens

Staff Reports • Mar 12, 2018 at 2:47 PM

Visitation for Mr. Stephens will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. until the funeral service at 11 a.m. in the chapel at Partlow. Visitation will also be held Monday from 4-7 p.m. Brother Ken Skelton and Reverend Rodney Duckett will officiate the services. Internment will be at Leeville Cemetery. Active pallbearers include David Montgomery, Neal Montgomery, Charles Montgomery, Kevin Bass, Ken Skelton, Nathaniel Skelton, Eddie Jones and Jon Chin. Honorary pallbearers include Grady Montgomery, Randy Hall, Dewayne Garrett, Cluade Jordan, Thomas Carney, Wayne Hardy and Thomas Sullivan.

Mr. Stephens, 82, passed away Saturday, March 10. He was an Army veteran, a member of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church and a retired security guard for DuPont & Reemay, where he served for 36 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Gladys Wilkerson Stephens and brother, Lee Allen Stephens.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Mabel Montgomery Stephens; daughters, Amy (Kevin) Bass & Lorri (Ken) Skelton; grandchildren, Hannah Bass, Olivia (Jon) Chin, Emily Bass, & Nathaniel Skelton; sister-in-law, Nell Stephens and other loving family members.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Leeville Cemetery, care of Mr. Thomas Carney, 7099 Hickory Ridge Rd, Mt. Juliet, Tn. 37122.

Partlow Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements, 615-444-7007, obit line, 615-444-7700, partlowchapel.com.