Graveside funeral services will be held in the West Side District Cemetery on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 2:00 P.M. for Derby Acres resident, Pauline Stephens, 80. Pastor Tim Sumner will officiate.
Mrs. Stephens was born in Vian, Oklahoma on March 3, 1932 and passed away in Bakersfield on November 28, 2012. She moved to Taft in 1949 and she and her family moved to Derby Acres in 1959. Mrs. Stephens attended Taft Church of God She will be remembered as a loving wife and mother as well as being a wonderful homemaker. Mrs. Stephens was preceded in death by her son, Charles Ray Stephens and her daughter, Paula Kay Bright. Her survivors include her husband of 64 years, Charles Stephens; her children and their spouses, Roger and Glenda Stephens, Linda Perryman and John Ginther, Eddie and Debbie Stephens, Harlie and Penny Stephens, Timmy Stephens and Terri Cobb; her 13 grandchildren; her 16 great grandchildren; her one brother and five sisters. Friends are invited to pay their respects on Monday from 3:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. and again on Tuesday from 9:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. at the Erickson & Brown Funeral Home. To convey condolences or sign an online registry, please visit www.EricksonAndBrown.com