OBITUARY: Charles Wayne Stephens


Charles Wayne Stephens, 84 of Portland, TN., passed away Saturday, January, 20, 2024 at NHC Sumner Place in Gallatin.

Mr. Stephens was born July 19, 1939 to the late Charles Edgar Stephens and Kathleen Bernard Stephens in Franklin, Ky.

Along with his parents, Mr. Stephens was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Stephens; a long time friend, Geraldine Groves.

Mr. Stephens is survived by siblings, Dorothy Jean White and James Sidney Stephens both of Franklin, KY; nieces and nephews; and the family of his long time friend, Geraldine Groves.

There will be a graveside service for Mr. Stephens on Saturday, January 27, 2024 at 1 p.m. at Restlawn Memory Gardens with Michael Drennon officiating.

Mr. Stephens was a lifetime Shriners Member, memorial contributions can be made to the charity in his honor.


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