Patricia Ann Stephens, daughter of Freda Armentrout McCarter and the late Lyle Draves, was born on Dec. 24, 1960, in Aurora, Ill., and died at her residence in Dexter on April 4, 2010 at the age of 49.
Mrs. Stephens was a former employee with Cypress Point Skilled Nursing in Dexter and a resident of Dexter.
On Dec. 26, 1978, she was united in marriage to Tony Stephens at Geneva, Ill. Mr. Stephens survives of the home in Dexter.
Besides her husband, other survivors include her mother, Freda McCarter of Greenville, Tenn.; one son, Tony Stephens, Jr. of Puxico; three daughters, Jennifer Stephens of Aurora, Ill.; Beverly Crosby of Paducah, Ky,, and Amy Stephens of Dexter; one brother, Wade Draves of Greenville, Tenn.; two sisters, Bonnie Stephens of Wagoner, Okla., and Kathy Draves of Bradley, Ill.; also 10 grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held for Mrs. Stephens at a later date with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.