Henry Alexander Stephens


Henry Alexander Stephens, 80, of Marianna died Saturday, August 14, 2021 in Marianna.

Henry was a native and lifelong resident of Marianna. He was born July 26, 1941 to Jesse A. and Hattie Mae Carter Stephens. Henry was a business owner most of his life, having purchased Stephens Grocery & Service Station from his parents in 1969. He and his wife still owns the business of Stephens Chevron presently. He was a member of Marvin Chapel Free Will Baptist Church.

Henry was an avid fisherman for many years. He also loved Stephens Chevron Men’s Softball Team, which he sponsored and play with for more than 10 years. His team won many tournaments. Henry later added golf to his hobbies which he enjoyed.

He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Eddie Stephens.

Henry is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 54 years, Sylvia Gregg Stephens; two daughters, Stephanie Hughes and husband, Steve of Malone, Carolyn MacAdam and husband, Dean of Cantonment, FL; two sons, Jason Stephens, and wife, Savanna of Santa Rosa Beach, Zack Byrd and fiance’ Irene of Marianna, FL; sisters, Jernearl Bulzer and Rena Baggett and husband, Allan all of Marianna; 14 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren. Special friends and fishing buddy, Carl and Margurite Sullivan of Marianna.

Funeral Services will be Thursday, August 19, 2021 at 2 PM at Marvin Chapel Free Will Baptist Church with Interment to follow in the church cemetery with James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel directing.

Family will receive friends Wednesday, August 18, 2021 from 5-7 PM At James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel.


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