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Mary F. Stephens, 84

March 04, 2009

AUG. 25, 1924-MARCH 2, 2009

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- Mary F. Stephens, 84, of Martinsburg, died Monday, March 2, 2009, at Heartland of Martinsburg while under the care of Hospice.

Born Aug. 25, 1924, in Jefferson County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Harry Allen and Mary Elizabeth Clemons Breeden.

She retired in 1991 from City Hospital.

She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

She is survived by oneƂ daughter, Jesscile Stephens of Martinsburg; two sons, Herbert Stephens Sr. of Rogersville, Tenn., and Charles G. Stephens of Martinsburg; two sisters, Josephine Frye of Martinsburg and Geraldine Whirley of Inwood, W.Va.; two brothers, Paul Breeden of Kearneysville, W.Va., and Allen Breeden of Kentucky; 11 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by one daughter, Elizabeth S. McDonald; three sisters, Louise Staubs, Pauline Sweeney and Shelby Mose; three brothers, Albert, Norman and Ashby Breeden; and one granddaughter.

Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Bishop Donald Fishel will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg.


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