Gary Lee Stephens
  • 70 years old
  • Date of birth: Jan 8, 1945
  • Date of passing: Jul 31, 2015
Let the memory of Gary be with us forever

Gary Lee Stephens, 70, a longtime resident of Granville County passed away Friday, July 31, 2015 at Duke Medical Center in Durham.

A native of Roberson County, the son of the late Archie Carroll Stephens and Virginia Perritt. He was a member of Concord Baptist Church, served in the US Army and retired from Biogen Pharmaceutical Company.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Monday, August 3, 2015 at the Eakes Funeral Chapel in Creedmoor by Rev. James Smith. Burial will be in Carolina Memorial Gardens in Creedmoor.

Surviving are his wife of forty-nine years, Becky Noell Stephens of the home, two sons, Gary Clifton “Cliff” Stephens (Shannon) of Louisburg, Robert Scott Stephens of Creedmoor, a sister, Jean S. Owens of Dallas, TX, two brothers, Lester C. Stephens of Creedmoor, Johnny C. Stephens of Stem, and one granddaughter, Payton Stephens.

Flowers accepted or memorials can be made in Gary’s name to Concord Baptist Church.

Visitation will be held Sunday evening, August 2, 2015 from 6:00-8:00 PM at the Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor and at other times at the home.


Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by S Hill on 4th August 2015

"I'm sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one. Jehovah God promises that very soon death and all sorrow will be a thing of the past.

Revelation 21:3,4. "And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away. "

Also, he promises that there will be a resurrection. This real hope of seeing our dead loved ones live again is found at Acts 24:15.

I hope the promises of the Bible can bring you and your family comfort during this difficult time."

This tribute was added by Sharon Faust on 3rd August 2015

"I am so sorry to hear of Gary's passing. May the Lord be with you during this difficult time.  My prayers are with you and your family.  Hugs to your family."

This tribute was added by Mary Baker on 3rd August 2015

"I am so sad to hear of Gary's passing!  He was such a kind and generous person!  His smile and great personality will be sadly missed.  He was such a good friend to me at Biogen and have always missed him around here!  My deepest sympathy is with his family whom he loved more than anything!!! May God be with him and his buddy Dick McCallum forever............."

This tribute was added by Betty Trautman on 2nd August 2015

"Love u uncle Gary. U were always there when i needed u. My heart is broke because you were my favorite. Rest in peace until we see each other again"

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