Thomas Franklin "Dee" Stephens

Born: Fri., Sep. 27, 1940
Died: Thu., Oct. 2, 2014


Graveside Service

4:00 PM Fri., Oct. 03, 2014
Location: Greenview Cemetery


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Thomas Franklin Stephens

Thomas Franklin “Dee” Stephens, age 74, of Greensboro, GA, died Thursday, October 2, 2014 at his residence. Born in Monroe, GA on September 27, 1940, he was the son of the late James Roy Stephens and Hattie Mae Ingram Stephens.  He attended school in Penfield, GA.  He was the owner an operator of the Red Rooster better known as the Kickin Chicken Private Bar & Grill on Carey Station Road for many years.  In the last part of his career he owned and operated a painting business called Home Town Painting and painted houses all over Lake Oconee.  Dee was a true cowboy and really loved horses.  He was also known by Papa Dee by his family and friends and will be deeply missed.

Dee is survived by his children, Dennis F. Stephens, David T. Stephens, Debra S.  Copeland and Torie L. Coker; grandchildren, Amanda B. Price, Dennis F. Stephens, Jr. William Daniel Stephens, Amber N. Shellnut, Stephanie Stephens, Tera D. Stephens and Thomas Cole Stephens; great grandchildren, Rachel M. Phillips, William L. Callaway, Dakota James Stephens, Shane Stephens, and Shaley Stephens; brother, Johnny Wayne Stephens; a number of other relatives and many friends.  He was preceded in death by his siblings, Gary Stephens, Bobby Stephens and Abigail Branyan.

Graveside Services will be held Friday, October 3, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. at Greenview Cemetery, Memorial Drive, Greensboro, GA 30642 with Rev. Robert Robinson officiating. Serving as pallbearers are D. J. Stephens, Daniel Stephens, David Stephens, Tony Stephens, Dennis Stephens, and Cole Stephens.  McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

 

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Terry & Elaine Cantrell
   Posted Thu October 02, 2014
Deepest sympathy in the loss of your loved one.
Mr. & Mrs. Terry Cantrell

Betty Jordan
   Posted Thu October 02, 2014
With deepest sympathy to all of the family.16

Janice Mize-McCannon
   Posted Thu October 02, 2014
So sorry for your loss. Deepest sympathy from our family to yours. Thoughts and prayers are with you.

Dawn Godbee
   Posted Fri October 03, 2014
Sorry for your loss.

Virginia Moody
   Posted Fri October 03, 2014
So sorry for your loss, may God be with you.
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Ann Wilson
   Posted Fri October 03, 2014
I am so sorry for your loss. You all are in my thoughts and I am praying that our Heavenly Father will comfort each of you. God bless.

Ann

Eddie & Tina Brown
   Posted Fri October 03, 2014
We are saddened to hear of the passing of Dee. Our prayers are with the family during this difficult time. May you find peace in knowing he's with our Lord and Savior.

Ricky and Marian Easley
   Posted Fri October 03, 2014
We have many fond memories of Dee! Our thought and prayers are with all of you.
Sincerely,
Ricky and Marian

Stacy & Sally Adams
   Posted Fri October 03, 2014
We are so sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time, and in the days ahead.

Bob Rainwater
   Posted Fri October 03, 2014
I feel lucky to have known Dee. He was a good and wise man.

Dale Temple
   Posted Fri October 03, 2014
Dee helped create many fond memories for us in Greene County, he will be missed. May God be with each of you.

Rosalyn Thomas Dixon
   Posted Fri October 03, 2014
So sorry for your loss. My Thoughts and Prayers are with the Family.. I know he will be greatly missed by Friends and Family. May he Rest In Peace.
Sincerely,
Rosalyn Thomas DIxon


Terri Kimbrel
   Posted Sun October 05, 2014
We are saddened to hear of the passing of Dee. Our prayers are with the family during this difficult time.

Angela Stephens & Joshua Stephens
   Posted Mon October 06, 2014
We will miss you Uncle Dee.

Sandra Madden
   Posted Wed October 08, 2014
So sorry to hear of his passing. He met every day with a special passion. He will be missed by many.