Mr. James Stephens, age 81, of Delray Beach, Florida. passed away quietly on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at his residence in Delray Beach, FL. following and extended illness.
Mr. Stephens labored for many years in the Orange Grove industires until his retirement.
He leaves to mourn his passing five devoted children; Jeffery Stephens, of Naples, FL.; Connie (Forest) Jones, of Riviera Beach, FL.; Debra Patrick, of Lantana, FL.; JoAnn Stephens, of Boynton Beach, FL.; Annette (Nathan) Smith, Boynton Beach, FL. Nine grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren. Two daughters; Fannie M. Weals, of Boynton Beach, FL. and Sarah Mercer, of Boca Raton, FL. And a host of many relatives and sorrowing friends.
Homegoing Services were held Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. Christ Missionary Baptist Church, with Reverend Robert Daniels, offcicating. Interment at Delray Beach Municipal Park.