Myrtis Edith


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Myrtis Edith Stephens

Aug 13 1926 - Jun 15 2004

Myrtis Edith Stephens, age 77 of New Hope, TX passed away June 15, 2004 in McKinney, TX. She was born August 13, 1926 in Rattan, OK to Dempsey and Mary (Hobbs) Ward. She married Charles Edgar Stephens on December 23, 1946 in Houston, TX. She was a seamstress and of the Baptist faith. She is survived by her husband, Charles Stephens of New Hope; children, Teresa Massey and husband Joe of Grand Junction, CO and Patricia Teer and husband George of Flower Mound, TX; granddaughter, Shelley Papesca and husband Jamie of Irving, TX; brothers, Winford Ward of Canfield, AR; Jule Ward and wife Faye of Texarkana, AR, Roy C. Ward and wife Juanita of Texarkana, AR; Ellis Ward and wife Janet of Caddo Mills, TX; sister, Louise Ward of Texarkana, TX; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Viola Ward. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, June 19, 2004, Pecan Grove Cemetery, McKinney, TX. Visitation will be 7-9 PM Friday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.
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