DOVER: Stewart County Veteran Service Officer Charles Wayne Stephens, 53, of Woodlawn, died May 18 at Regional One Medical center in Memphis after a motorcycle accident.
Stephens was a retired US Army Master Sergeant and had served in the Veteran Service Office in Montgomery County before coming to Stewart County for a day per week beginning in 2001.
He was born April 26, 1962, in Chattanooga, son of Claude Stephens and the late Patsy Ann Hatfield Stephens. Stephens was also preceded in death by his brother, Clifford Stephens.
In addition to his father, survivors include his wife of 34 years, Anna Stephens; son, Charles Matthew Stephens of Woodlawn; two daughters, Melissa Ann Sayler of Clarksville and Michelle Roberts of Lakeland; two sisters, Vanessa Wallace of Myakka City, Florida, and Opal Stephens of Sarasota, Florida; and two grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the time of service on Friday, May 22, at Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, Clarksville. The funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Friday at 11:30 a.m. at Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, Clarksville
Burial will be held at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-West, in Hopkinsville, Kentucky