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Ruth Norris Stephenson

August 30, 1942 — September 15, 2021

Coats, NC: Mrs. Ruth Norris Stephenson, age 79, passed away on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at Central Harnett Hospital in Lillington, NC. Graveside Funeral Services will be 11:00AM-Monday, September 20, 2021 at Coats City Cemetery in Coats, NC. Rev. Hollis Fedrick will officiate.

Mrs. Stephenson was born on August 30, 1942 in Harnett County, NC to the late Larkin and Bertha Caudle Norris. She was also preceded in death by several brothers and sisters. Mrs. Stephenson retired from the retail business, and was also a homemaker.

Left to cherish her memory, include her husband, Carl D. Stephenson; children, Sue Stewart Johnson and husband, Kent, William Walter Stewart, Jr., and wife, Jacquelyn, Timothy Walter Stewart and wife, Holly; grandchildren, Corinthia Williams, Amber Johnson, Brad Stewart and Brooke Stewart; six-great-grandchildren; sister, Betty Stewart and a brother, Rev. Edwin Norris; many nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Stephenson will be available for viewing, and you may sign the register book from 8:30AM-10:30AM on Monday, September 20, 2021 at Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Coats, NC. The family will not be present during this time.

The family appreciates your thoughts and prayers.

In accordance with NC-COVID19 guidelines, the funeral home suggests practicing social distancing guidelines and the three W's: wait, wash, and wear a face covering. Face coverings are not required, but are kindly recommended for all services.

Arrangements by Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Coats, NC.

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Monday, September 20, 2021

8:30 - 10:30am (Eastern time)

Rose & Graham Funeral Home, Coats

90 W Stewart St, Coats, NC 27521

The family will not be present during this time.

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Monday, September 20, 2021

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