• February 8, 1941 - April 26, 2017
  • Ringgold, Tennessee

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Helen Louise Stephenson, 76, a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area, passed away Wednesday, April 26, 2017.
She was the daughter of the late Dr. William G. and Louise B. Stephenson. She was a graduate of St. Mary's School at Sewanee Tennessee and a member First Presbyterian Church of Chattanooga.
She is survived by two sons, John (Sherry) Ellish of Ringgold, Georgia and Steve Ellish of Fort Worth Texas; a daughter, Stephanie (Mike) Hooper of Ringgold, Georgia; five grandchildren, Brandon, Ashley, Crystal, Becky and Erica; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Sarah (Charles J.) Strain of Chattanooga Valley, and Harriett (Robert J.) Berman of Chattanooga; several nieces and nephews; several great-nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held at 2 PM Tuesday Forest Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Robert Row officiating. The family will receive friends from 5-7 PM Monday at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home 404 S. Moore Road East Ridge, TN.
The family wishes to extend a special thanks to the Shepherd Hills Nursing Home and Pruitt Health Hospice for their care and compassionate help.