Vivian Leigh (Champion) StephensonOctober 17, 1928 ~ June 21, 2017 (age 88)
Willow Spring, NC: Mrs. Vivian Leigh Champion Stephenson, age 88, died Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at the SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Funeral Service will be 11:00 AM Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at Friendship Baptist Church, 416 Greenleaf Road, Angier, NC 27501. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Simon Stephenson; daughter, Cecelia Bullard; son, James Everett (Jim) Stephenson and a grandson, Steven Dupree. She was a charter member of Friendship Baptist Church where she was involved in many activities in the church including choir member, Sunday School Teacher, and children's choir leader.
She is survived by a daughter, Gloria (Joe) Dupree of Myrtle Beach, SC; brother, Larry (Kathy) Champion of Angier, NC; sisters, Jean Redd of Willow Spring, NC; and Tim Goodwin of Duncan, NC; granddaughters, Jennifer (Alan) Scratcher of Myrtle Beach, SC, and Leslie Hawley of Four Oaks, NC; great-grandchildren, Austin and Cody Scratcher and Chase Hawley; and many nephews and nieces.
The family will receive friends in the church from 9:45 AM-10:45 AM prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Friendship Baptist Church, 416 Greenleaf Road, Angier, NC 27501.