Gary Lynn Stephens
Gary Lynn Stephens
  • November 19, 1952 - May 9, 2017
  • Sorrento, Florida

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Gary L. Stephens, 64 of Sorrento, FL and formerly of West Union, West Virginia passed away on May 9, 2017. He was born on November 19, 1952 in Clarksburg, West Virginia. Gary loved the outdoors, being with animals and had farmed the family homestead for many years. Always a scholar, Gary taught English and Math at Salem International University for many years. He was Christian by his faith. Gary is survived by his loving wife, Debbie Stephens; his daughters Kari Marra and Jannah Alaqui, his step-children: Shalina (Mark) Hinkle, Shawn (Ashley) Henen and Shana Hennen, his sister, Kay Haught, his niece Lisa (Brian) Daro, his nephew Larry Patterson, his four grandchildren: Lincoln, Elyas, Salaheddine and Abdullah and by his step grandchildren Zachary, Jayce, Cade, Addison, Karin and Xander. He was preceded in death by his daughter Elizabeth Ann Stephens and his step grandson Jeremy Shad Hennen. .

At Gary’s request, private family services will be held at a later time in West Virginia.