John Henry Stephens
John Henry Stephens
  • July 24, 1931 - July 23, 2017
  • Douglasville, Georgia

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Mr. John Henry Stephens, age 85, of Douglasville, Georgia passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017. A native of Douglas County, he was born July 24, 1931 in Douglasville. Mr. Stephens loved fishing and hunting. He was a member of the Second Baptist Church of Douglasville.

Mr. Stephens was preceded in death by his parents, Milton and Cicley Love Stephens; two brothers and five sisters.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 64 years, Equilla Stephens; son, John (Jean) Stephens, Jr.; daughters, Julia (Cornelius) Andrews and Constance (Edward) Williams; son, Johnny (Lisa) Shoemake; one brother; four sisters; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and other family members.

No services are planned at this time.

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Arrangements by: Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville, GA 30134, 770-942-4246