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Services

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

Donna Moore

Jan. 27, 1960 ~ Nov. 20, 2020

Services will be held: December 5, 2020

William Thomas Roberson

July 6, 1924 ~ November 24, 2020

Services will be held:

Larry Clifton Fountain

January 6, 1946 ~ November 23, 2020

Services will be held:

Casey Elizabeth Snead

March 06, 1980 ~ November 21, 2020

Services will be held:

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

Marvin Sherrill Barefoot

February 2, 1935 ~ November 21, 2020

Services will be held: November 24, 2020

Stephan (Steve) Gabriel Barat

August 1, 1946 ~ November 21, 2020

Services will be held: November 24, 2020

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

Cornelia Crane Plyler

November 25, 1931 ~ November 20, 2020

Services will be held:

Lavinia Mae Britt

August 6, 1939 ~ December 16, 2020

Services will be held: November 21, 2020

Betty L. Stephenson



March 15, 1939 ~ November 15, 2020

RALEIGH – Betty L. Stephenson, 81, passed away on Sunday, November 15, 2020 at home surrounded by her family.

Betty was born in Wake County to the late Shadrack Aaron Langdon and Willie Josephine Allen Langdon. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a special grandmother, Nancy Adeline Allen; and by her son-in-law, David R. Smith.

Betty attended Cleveland High School where she met her husband to be. She worked many years at Dorothea Dix Hospital and was a member of the NC State Employee’s Association serving on various committees. She enjoyed time with family and friends at Kerr Lake and later in life traveling when her health allowed. Betty loved all things Christmas especially the family gatherings. She will be remembered by many for the hundreds of Hallmark cards that she sent to everyone for any occasion.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Judd Stephenson; daughters, Pamela Gayle S. Smith of Raleigh; Tammy Wray S. Braswell of Ocean Isle Beach; sisters, Nancy L. Cobb of Clayton, Charlene L. Lee of Angier; grandchildren, Diana Smith, Jamie Smith (Dustin), Jonathan Braswell (Jehnny), Nathan Braswell (Amanda), Nicole B. Emswiler (Dave), Alexis B. Kauffman (Shaun); great-grandchildren, Layla, Hayley, Alex, Logan, Jessie, John, Seth, Luke, Addison, and Adam; and a host of extended family, church family, and friends.

Flowers are welcome, or in lieu, memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Baptist Church: 4815 Six Forks Road, Raleigh, NC 27609; or Transitions LifeCare Hospice: 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.

Betty will lie in repose from 1:00 – 5:00 pm on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at Bryan-Lee Funeral Home of Raleigh. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at Trinity Baptist Church in Raleigh. Burial will follow at Raleigh Memorial Park.

The family welcomes all who are comfortable to attend the service. They do kindly request that all guest follow social distancing and mask wearing protocols in place due to covid-19.

Arrangements are by Bryan-Lee Funeral Home of Raleigh. Online condolences may be made at www.bryan-leefuneralhome.com


Visitation

November 18, 2020

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Raleigh
831 Wake Forest Road, Raleigh, NC 27604

Mrs. Stephenson will lie in repose for the general public to pay their respects and sign the guest register. Face masks and social distancing protocols are required inside the funeral home.

Service

November 19, 2020

11:00 am

Trinity Baptist Church
4815 Six Forks Road, Raleigh, NC 27609

Burial will follow at Raleigh Memorial Park. Face masks and social distancing protocols are required inside the church and at the cemetery.

Guestbook

  1. Trudy Franks

    Our prayers go out to Mrs. Stephenson’s family. God bless all of you.
    Connie Mack and Trudy Franks from Aversboro Road Baptist Church.

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