Thursday, July 24, 1969
Services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the First Baptist
Church of Van Alstyne for Ethrie Lee Stephens, 68, who died Sunday at 9:45
a.m. in a Sherman hospital. He was born in Texas Dec. 6, 1900, the
son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Stephens. Mr. Stephens was a retired farmer.
Bro. Gary Coleman and Bro. Bill McNatt officiated
with burial in Van Alstyne Cemetery under the direction of Flesher Funeral
Survivors are one daughter, Mrs. Bette Mullenix, Garland;
two sons, W.J. Stephens, Garland, and D.W. Stephens, Mesquite; five grandchildren;
one brother, P.E. Stephens, Raleigh, N.C.; one sister, Mrs. Ernest Miller,
Van Alstyne; his mother, Mrs. Alice Stephens, Van Alstyne.