Stephens, Joseph Edd (Trenton)

Friday, September 6, 2019
Joseph Edd Stephens, Sr., 80, of Trenton, died at his residence Wednesday morning, September 4, 2019. He was a supervisor for Centria Construction and a member of Iron Workers Local #704 of Chattanooga. Mr. Stephens was a veteran of the US Army serving during Vietnam. He was a member of White Oak Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Winnie Otis and Ida Frankie Sanford Stephens; grandson, Stephen McCormick; siblings, Otis Stephens, Edith Michaels, Naomi Womack, Joe Stephens, Alice Weaver and Grace Marona.

Surviving include his loving wife of 54 years, Carolyn Sue Stephens, of Trenton; daughter, April (Wayne) McCormick, of Ooltewah; sons, James E. (Shelly) Stephens and Joseph Edd “Joey” Stephens, Jr., both of Trenton; seven grandchildren, Melissa (Ethan) Blevins, Stephanie (Travis) Fitzgerald, Kristen McCormick, Jessalynn (Brandon) Ziehr, Dallas Stephens, Nicole Stephens and Brittany Hixson; five great-grandchildren; sisters, Ruth Townsend and Martha (Peter) Reed, of Bryant, Al., Barbara Garrison, of Harrison, Tn., Glenda McCauley, of Silsbee, Tx. and Shirley Patton, of Ft. Oglethorpe; brother, Jimmy (Billie Ann) Stephens, of Phenix City, Al; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 in the Ryan Funeral Home chapel, with Rev. Jeff Daniels officiating. Interment will follow in Stephens Cemetery on Porter Road. Family will receive friends from 2-8 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. until service time Saturday at Ryan Funeral Home & Crematory, Trenton.

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