IMG_0405 (203x300)Memorial graveside services for Loretta “June” Stephens, 88, of Chickasha, will be held at 10:00 a.m. on August 2, 2016 at Ninnekah Cemetery with Larry Hatfield officiating.

Loretta “June” Stephens was born on June 25, 1928 in Handley, Texas, the daughter of William Gene Kennady and Iva Ola (Thomas) Kennady. She passed away on July 22, 2016 in Chickasha, Oklahoma.

June grew up moving about various places. She lived in Anadarko before settling in Chickasha.

June’s first marriage was to Elbert Vidana and two this union two daughters, Arlita and Maria, were born. After his death, she married James Stephens and they had two sons, James and Terry.

June had worked at Sentry Manufacturing and was a member of Grand Assembly of God Church. She was an avid reader and liked to garden and tell stories about her past. She loved reading to her grandbabies and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by both parents, son, James Stephens, Jr. and husband James Stephens, Sr.

Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Arlita and Vernon Prentiss of Bethany and Maria and Steve Lasseter of Chickasha; son and daughter-in-law, Terry and Kathi Stephens of Chickasha; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; and other extended family and friends.

Cremation arrangements and interment of cremains in Ninnekah Cemetery are under the direction of Ferguson Funeral Home.