WINDER – William Harold “W.H.” Stephens, 94, passed away Monday, February 25, 2013.
He was the son of the late William Hugh and Beulah Skinner Stephens. He was a retired CW4 Warrant Officer for the United States Army National Guard and served for 33 years. He was a World War II veteran of the United States Army Aircorp. He was a member of Cedar Creek Baptist Church, where he was a deacon for 34 years, and a member of the Adult Bible Class. Mr. Stephens was preceded in death by his wife, Blonderer Hulsey Stephens; and many brothers and sisters, Gertrude Wright, Dessie Mae Bailey, Iva Lee England, Clara Bell Kinney, Edward Stephens, Talmadge Stephens, Mitchell Stephens, and Jarrold Stephens.
Survivors include a daughter, Patricia (David) Beckman, Winder; sister, Lunelle Adcock, Monroe; grandson, William Spencer (Shelly) Beckman, Auburn; granddaughter, Christina (Gregory) Guldensupp, Winder; five great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 2, at 11 a.m., in the chapel of Smith Funeral Home with Pastor Shuford Jones and the Rev. Huey Brock officiating. Burial will follow the service at Barrow Memorial Gardens in Winder. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday, March 1, from 6 to 9 p.m.
Smith Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of arrangements.