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Lucy Belle Riggins Stephens
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Funeral services for Lucy Belle Riggins Stephens, 97, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 3 p.m. today, Oct. 30, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Chris Walters officiating. Burial will follow in Yonah Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Ricky Wade officiating.

Mrs. Stephens died Monday, Oct. 28, 2013.

Born Oct. 12, 1916, in Liberty, S.C., she was the daughter of the late William Thomas and Sally Ruth Bentley Riggins. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Luther C. Stephens; son, Randy Lee Stephens; brothers, Hovie and Burce Riggins; sisters, Thelma Alexander, Vaudie Carroll and Kathryn Perry.

Mrs. Stephens was of the Baptist faith. She retired from Carwood Manufacturing Company.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Janie and Earl Ivester of Cornelia; son and daughter-in-law, Bruce and Allyson Stephens of Roswell; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Mrs. Stephens was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until the funeral hour at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.

Those wishing to express online condolences to the Stephens family may do so by visiting

Arrangements are in the care of the Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.

The Northeast Georgian

Wednesday, October 30, 2013