Inez Stephens PDF Print E-mail

Inez Abrams Stephens, 97, of Newberry, widow of George E. Stephens, died Sunday, December 17, 2017, at Springfield Place.

Born on June 27, 1920, in Newberry, she was a daughter of the Oscar H. and Phoebe Reagin Abrams. Mrs. Stephens attended Winthrop College and taught first grade for three years in Hickory Tavern and then worked for three years at the Navy Department in Washington, DC. Upon her return to Newberry she worked for thirty-five years at Newberry Electric Cooperative from which she retired. She was a member of First Baptist Church where she had been a choir member and a Sunday School teacher. She was an avid Clemson and Atlanta Braves fan.

Mrs. Stephens is survived by four nieces and three nephews. She was predeceased by all of her siblings.

Memorials services will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Dr. Albert Allen. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 1020 Boundary Street, Newberry, SC 29108.

The family would like to acknowledge the special caregivers, Sandy Senn, Dale Rikard, Newberry Internal Medicine and Springfield Place, for their compassionate care that they gave Mrs. Stephens.

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#10 Jay & Andrea Hawkins 2017-12-19 23:05
We were privileged to know Ms Inez for a long time. She was an example for all who knew her. She was always up for a visit and so fun to talk with. Praying for you all.
#9 Melanie D. Watson 2017-12-19 19:01
Ms. Inez was my first grade Sunday school teacher, and a sweet, sweet lady. I'm so thankful that she was part of my childhood at First Baptist.
#8 Nancy Lazzaro 2017-12-19 15:17
Marcia,Sonny,Le e,and Family,
I just heard the news and our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God wrap his loving arms around you at this difficult time. Our prayers and love, Fred and Nancy Lazzaro
#7 Jackie Wilson 2017-12-19 12:01
I love the photograph of Nez. It perfectly illustrates her happy personality.
#6 Susan Smith 2017-12-19 11:13
LOVE this Sweet, Crazy Spunky full of Life Girl! She made Me Smile so many times! I know She's leading the
"CHRISTMAS WELCOME HOME" parade in Heaven today ❣
#5 Renee Harmon 2017-12-18 17:09
I am so sorry to hear this! I haven't worked since Thursday and had no idea until I just saw the obituary. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. We will certainly miss Ms.Inez at Springfield!
#4 Janice Meeks 2017-12-18 08:57
We are saddened to learn about Mrs. Inez. Our prayers and thoughts are with all of you. Sincerely, Janice and Tommy Meeks
#3 Nancy Warren 2017-12-18 00:21
Marcia and Family,
We are so sorry to hear of Mrs. Inez's passing. We know how much you loved your Aunt Nez. She was a precious lady and will be missed greatly. May the Lord give you comfort, strength and peace during this difficult time.
Eddie and Nancy Warren
#2 Susan Senn 2017-12-17 20:04
So sorry for your loss. Prayers and hugs for all. Susan Senn
#1 Patsy Parks 2017-12-17 17:02
We were saddened to hear of Mrs. Inez’s passing. So thankful I got to spend a few minutes with her recently. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Jim and Patsy Parks