Mr. Stephlen Spates, of Marianna, Florida, transitioned from life temporal to life eternal on Monday, October 12, 2020.
Graveside services will be held on Friday, October 16, 2020, at 10:00 A.M. at Liberty Hill Church Cemetery located at 5239 Liberty Hill Road, Bascom, Florida, with Pastor Elder Dr. Nelson D. Wilson, Rev. Joseph G. Curry, Chaplain Ruthie Moore and Rev. Leroy McLeroy, officiating.
A viewing will held on Thursday, October 15, 2020, from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Vann Funeral Home.
Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all state and local guidelines for social distancing will be practiced for the safety of the public and especially the bereaved family.
Vann Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
He leaves to celebrate a lifetime of lasting memories and love, a devoted family:
Sister and Guardian Advocate: Mildred (Rev. Leroy) McLeroy of Bascom, Florida
4 Sisters: Bobbie Benbow of Campbelton, Florida; Betty Gould of Bascom, Florid and Shirley and Kathy Spates both of Tallahassee, Florida
3 Brothers: Johnny Sandra) Spates of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; Ira Spates of Palm Coast, Florida and Lucious (Bonnie) Spate of Greenwood, Florida
A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many sorrowful friends.