Funeral services for Mr. “Sonny” Stephens were held Monday November 17th, 2014 at 10:00 am at Saulters Moore Chapel in Prentiss Ms.. He was 72 years old. He passed away at St. Dominic’s Hospital in Jackson, MS. Interment followed at the Stephens Family Cemetery . Saulters Moore Funeral Home in Prentiss was in charge of all arrangements. Rev. John Novick Officiated. Pall Bearers were: Kenny Wayne Westrope, Byran Westrope, Jim Westrope, Orlen Westrope, Brad Stephens, Rod Stephens, Ryan Stephens and Brent Stephens. “Sonny” was born May 18, 1942 to Holly Norris Stephens Sr. and Marie Sullivan Stephens. He was employed at Georgia Pacific for 40 years as an operator in the pulp mill. He was a member of New Hebron Baptist Church. He is survived by his two sons, Greg Stephens of Silver Creek and Scotty Stephens of New Hebron. His daughter, Hannah Stephens of Silver Creek. Five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Two brothers, Hubert Stephens of Hazlehurst and Blake Stephens of Harrisville. Four sisters, Betty Westrope of Hazlehurst, Catherine “Cat” Westrope of Wesson, Tonie Petranek of Flower Mound, Tx and Trudie Martin of Denver, Co. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Mary, and one sister.
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