Rachel Ring Stephens

Thursday, March 13, 2008

Rachel Ring Stephens

Mrs. Rachel Ring Stephens, 87, of Nashville, died Monday, March 10, 2008, following an extended illness.

Mrs. Stephens was a native of Marshall County. She was retired from state government as a secretary and was a member of the Bellevue Church of Christ. She was a founder and honorary life member of Middle Tennessee Decorative Artists.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Andrew and Margaret Gooch Ring; and her husband, Cyrus Waldo Stephens.

She is survived by her son, Wayne (Kay) Stephens of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 15, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home, with Ed Slayton, J. T. Whitehead, and Steve Blackman officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to the charity of your choice.