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“Joe, I am sorry to hear about your loss. Prayers for comfort. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Nichole Garrett

“Joe I am sorry to hear about the loss of your brother John. Remember playing in the snow so many years ago with you and John. May God give you...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Susi Jones - Clinton, TN

“Joe, we are so sorry to hear about your brother. We pray that God will give you His Great Grace. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Myra Mansfield - Oak Ridge, TN

“Joe, we are so sorry for the loss of your brother. It is very sad and I remember when we lost Vic and we still miss him. Thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“Joe, so sorry to hear of John's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Mildred Stevens Parrott (cousin, Clayton's daughter). ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Mildred Parrott - Lake City, TN

“Joe, I am so sorry for the loss of your brother. My prayers are with you and your family. May the Holy Spirit comfort you in this time of need and...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Susie Schendel - Oak Ridge, TN

“May John rest in peace, the arms of our savior, Lord Jesus Christ. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Robert Parker - Louisville, KY

8 of 8 | Posted by: Robert Parker - Louisville, KY

John Arlis Stephens, age 53, of Clinton, went home to be with the Lord on Friday afternoon June 16. He was preceded in death by parents Arlis Marion and Helen Nadine Heatherly Stephens. He is survived by his brother Joseph Stephens, special cousins Sue Ellen Nidiffer, Emily Russell, Kathy Jeffers Smith, aunts Maxine Stephens Jeffers, Sue Heatherly Miller, Bobbie Heatherly Kirkpatrick, uncle Evan Heatherly (and wife Oma) as well as a host of extended family.
   Visitation will be held from 5:00p.m to 7:00p.m. on Wednesday June 21 at Holly Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton. The family will meet at 4:30p.m. on Thursday June 22 at Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton to form a procession to Baker's Forge Memorial Cemetery, near LaFollette, for a 6:00p.m. interment service.
     John was born at Oak Ridge Hospital on August 7, 1963. He attended Cedar Hill Elementary school Glenwood Elementary School, Shinliver Elementary School, and Clinton Junior High School. He graduated from Clinton Senior High School in 1979. He was a member of the Youth Conservation Corps, stationed at Norris Dam State Park the summer of 1979. Later he worked as a security guard. John enjoyed visiting Dollywood and keeping up with his old classmates on facebook.
   Special thanks to Jamey and Sherrie Oran who helped with John and all who prayed  and ministered to him in his illness.

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