Mr. Gary Stephens, 54, of Fort Payne, died Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, at Gadsden Regional Medical Center.

Services were Sunday, Sept. 11, at 3 p.m. at Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Gary Haymon and preacher Wayne Webb officiating. Burial followed in Rains ville Memorial Park with Rainsville Funeral Home Inc. directing.

Visitation was Saturday, Sept. 10, from 6-9 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 11, from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.

Survivors include his wife, Jennifer Stephens; children, Misty (Mark) Ehlers, of Franklin, Ga., and Leann Kirby, Riley Stephens and Eric Mc Cord, all of Fort Payne; grandchildren, Cheyenne Ehlers and Peyton Ehlers; brothers and sisters-in-law, Terry and Brenda Stephens and Michael and Karen Stephens, all of Fort Payne; sisters and brothers-in-law, Barbara and Bobby Bailey, Wanda and Wayne Harrison and Kathy Stephens, all of Fort Payne; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Oliver and Estelle Stephens.

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