In Memory of




Obituary for Richard J. Stephens

Richard J. Stephens, 94, of Clarksville, went to be with his Lord and Savior on October 29th, 2023. He was born on February 3, 1929 in Hartman, AR, son of the late Jewel and Lemmie (King) Stephens. Richard was a member of Hilltop Bible Church. He served in the Air Force from 1949 to 1953.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Helen (Hampton), son, Dennis Stephens and daughter, Debbie Stephens.

Survivors include one son, Jim (Vicki) Stephens of Medina, OH, daughter, Judy (L.A.) Jones of Clarksville, daughters-in-law, Kathy Stephens Bowen, sisters-in-law, Jan (Dave) McCoskery of Billings, MT and Patty Wray of Paducah, KY. Eight grandchildren: Chris Stephens, Colby Jolly, Katlyn Sigmon (Dave), Lauren Cope (Ben), Carrie Nehrenz (Ed), Patrick Jones, Geremy Jones (Allie), Jennifer Armentrout (Darrell), and 16 great-grandchildren.

A celebration of his life will be held at Hilltop Bible Church on Saturday, November 4, 2023 at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Harmony Cemetery. Pallbearers are Patrick Jones, Geremy Jones, David Sigmon, Bill Fine, Bob Fraser, and Dwight Hoyle.

Memorial Contributions may be made to The Gideons at or to the Pregnancy Help Center at 102 N Johnson St in Clarksville, Arkansas 72830.