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In Memory of

Doreen LaVerne Stephens

July 13, 1948 - November 26, 2016

Obituary


Doreen LaVerne Stephens, 68, of Broken Arrow, passed away Saturday, November 26, 2016 in Van Buren. She was a retired Paralegal for Stockwell, Connor, and Weedn, PLLC in Jay, OK and was a member of the Solid Rock Tabernacle Church in Alma.

She is survived by a daughter, Cynthia Stewart of Broken Arrow; two sons, Curtis Housley of Mountainburg, and John Housley of Grove, OK; two sisters, LaVonne Whitlock of Alma, and LaNelle Schmelzer of Van Buren; two brothers, Reverend Harold Gilmore of Alma, and Reverend Ronnie Gilmore of Hot Springs Village; seven grandchildren,...

Doreen LaVerne Stephens, 68, of Broken Arrow, passed away Saturday, November 26, 2016 in Van Buren. She was a retired Paralegal for Stockwell, Connor, and Weedn, PLLC in Jay, OK and was a member of the Solid Rock Tabernacle Church in Alma.

She is survived by a daughter, Cynthia Stewart of Broken Arrow; two sons, Curtis Housley of Mountainburg, and John Housley of Grove, OK; two sisters, LaVonne Whitlock of Alma, and LaNelle Schmelzer of Van Buren; two brothers, Reverend Harold Gilmore of Alma, and Reverend Ronnie Gilmore of Hot Springs Village; seven grandchildren, Tyler, J.C., Zach, Kelsey, Jesseca, Alex, and Nic; and three great-grandchildren, Mya, Emmett, and Jaedra.

Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at the Solid Rock Tabernacle Church in Alma with interment to follow at Gill Cemetery in Van Buren, under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren.

Pallbearers will be J.C. Housley, Zach Housley, Tyler Housley, Alex Stewart, Nic Stewart, and Rigi Soto.

The family will visit with friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday, November 28, 2016 at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home, 4100 Alma Highway, Van Buren, AR.