Mr. Tommy Stephens, Jr. of Marianna, Florida, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, December 19th at home. He was 67 years old.
He attended the public schools of Jackson County, Florida and was a graduate of Marianna High School. After graduation, he joined the United States Army. Upon completion of his tour of duty, he received an Honorable Discharge.
He leaves a lifetime of love and treasured memories with his wife, Marsha M. Stephens of Cottondale, Florida; children, Michael Groomes of Marianna, Florida, Natasha Groomes of Marianna, Florida and Tommy Mitchell Groomes Stephens, Sr. and wife Jaslynn of Hazel Green, Alabama; three grandchildren, Jalynn Johnson, Erin Stephens and Tommy M.G. Stephens, Jr.; one brother, Rubin Steven Milton, III and wife Sandra of California; one sister, May Francis Stephens of Florida; one nephew, Jahi Milton; four nieces, Charmain Johnson, Cynthia Williams, Charlotte Williams and Christiana “Chrissy” Johnson; one great nephew, Davin Johnson; seven great nieces, Kyaira Johnson, Kyanna Johnson, Angel Parks, Deyana McCullough, Darienne Mitchell, Asiyah Parks and Myriah Milton; and a host of cousins, other relatives and friends.
Memorialization will be by cremation with a memorial service to be held at a later date. All arrangements are entrusted to the Caring Staff at Peoples Funeral Home of Marianna.