Originally created 01/03/01

Mr. Otis Stephens



TENNILLE, Ga. - Mr. Otis Lee Stephens, 78, of East Second Avenue, died Monday, Jan. 1, 2001, at University Hospital, Augusta.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at May & Smith Funeral Directors with the Rev. J. Emory Lindsey officiating. Burial will be in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery, Deepstep.

Mr. Stephens, a native of Washington County, had retired as a mechanic and attended Friendship Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Benny Stephens, Sandersville; three daughters, Sadie Flury, Milledgeville, and Brenda Askew and Eilene Helton, both of Sandersville; a brother, Walter Stephens Jr., Deepstep; two sisters, Zimmie Veal, Tennille, and Ella Franks, Sparta; and three grandchildren.

Friends may call at the residence of Brenda Askew, 538 Aercher Road, Sandersville.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

The Augusta Chronicle Jan. 3, 2001