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William Kevin Stephens

July 8, 1970 ~ November 3, 2021 (age 51)



Mr. William Kevin Stephens, age 51, of Blackshear, passed away early Wednesday morning (11/3/21) at Memorial Satilla Health in Waycross following an extended illness.

Born July 8, 1970 in Blackshear, he was a son of Jo Ann King Stephens and the late William Eddie Stephens.  He had lived all of his life in Pierce County and was a 1988 graduate of Pierce County High School.  He had worked in concrete construction with Wayne Council and also with ScotBuilt Homes, Inc. and Clayton Homes in Waycross.   He was a member of Youmans Chapel Baptist Church and also attended Bethel Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Jennifer Baker Stephens of Blackshear; 2 children, Cody Stephens (wife Destiny) of Talladega, AL and Sadee Stephens of Calabash, N.C.; 4 grandchildren, Haylee Liddell of Blackshear, Autumn Stephens, Baylee, and Chase Stephens, all of Talladega, AL; his mother, Jo Ann King Stephens of Blackshear; his brother, Terry Stephens (wife Tracy) of Blackshear; 2 nieces, Tricia Gibbons (husband Jeremy) of Fitzgerald and Anna Stephens of Blackshear; and several aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives.

A funeral service will take place Saturday morning (11/6/21) at 11 a.m. at Youmans Chapel Baptist Church.   Burial will follow in Waters Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Friday evening (11/5/21) from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home and on Saturday morning one hour prior to the service.

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Hart Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.

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November 5, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hart Funeral Home
210 Johnson Street
Blackshear, GA 31516

Funeral Service
November 6, 2021

11:00 AM
Youmans Chapel Baptist Church
3497 Dean Still Road
Blackshear, GA 31516

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