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Helen Sorrell Stephenson

December 17, 1928 — January 15, 2021

Angier, NC: Mrs. Helen Sorrell Stephenson, age 92, of Zack’s Mill Road passed away Friday, January 15, 2021 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Graveside Services will be held 2:00PM, Saturday, January 23, 2021 in Roselawn Cemetery, Benson. Officiating will be Rev. Adam Jones, Mr. Ashley Jones and Mr. Michael Jones.               Mrs. Stephenson was born December 17, 1928 in Harnett County to the late Howard Lentis and Maude Opal Penny Sorrell. She was preceded in death by her husband, Chester Earl Stephenson; daughter, Rose Jackson; brothers, Billy Sorrell, Willie Joe Sorrell, and Don Sorrell. She was a homemaker and loved her entire family including her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mrs. Stephenson always welcomed family and friends into her home with a smile and a hug. Surviving include her children, Chester Earl Stephenson, Jr. and wife, Sandra of Benson, Danny Ray Stephenson and wife, Diane of Melbourne, FL, Barbara Jones and husband, Donald of Dunn; son-in-law, Tom Jackson of Dunn; eleven grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; sisters, Betty Sorrell of Angier, Opal Coats and husband, James of Benson; brothers, H. L. Sorrell and wife, Gayle of Coats, Keith Sorrell and wife, Linda of Angier; sisters-in-law, Genevieve Sorrell of Benson, Joyce Sorrell of Benson, and Callie Sorrell of Apex; sisters-in-law of Chester E. Stephenson, Dalene Johnson of Dunn, Margie Barefoot and husband, Keith of Dunn, Rose Creech and husband, Donald of Angier; several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Stephenson will be available for viewing and you may sign the register book on Friday, January 22, 2021 from 12:00PM to 5:00PM at Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Benson and the family will not be present during this time.                In accordance with NC-COVID-19 guidelines, the funeral home suggests practicing social distancing and the three W's: wait, wash, and wear a face covering. Masks are required for all services.              Flowers are welcomed; however, memorials may be made to Church of God of Prophecy 103 2nd Street, Erwin, NC 28339. Condolences my be sent to the family at              Arrangements by Rose and Graham Funeral Home in Benson, NC
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Friday, January 22, 2021

12:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

Rose & Graham Funeral Home, Benson

301 W Main St, Benson, NC 27504

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