Thursday, December 8, 2005

Debra Marshall Stephens, age 52, of Cassville, Mo., formerly of Kansas City, passed away Monday, December 5, 2005, in her home.

She was born October 4, 1953, in Kansas City, the daughter of Dale R. and Patricia (Link) Marshall. On March 20, 1976, she was united in marriage to James W. Stephens, who survives.

She is also survived by two sons, Chris Stephens and Jeff Stephens both of Cassville; her parents, Dale and Patricia Marshall of Kansas City, and four sisters, Janet Anderson of Lawrence, KS, Susan Lagergren of Kansas City, Becky Henfling of Peculiar, and Nancy Phillips of Camdenton, Mo.

Debra received her education in Kansas City, where she graduated from high school and attended college. She resided in Japan, North Carolina, Tennessee and California, while James was in the military. On July 4, 1992, she moved to Cassville to make her home. For the last thirteen years, she worked as principal secretary at the Cassville High School. She enjoyed NASCAR and Kansas Chiefs, but her main interests were her close friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, (12/8/2005), in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery, Cassville.

There will be no visitation.

Contributions may be made to the Debra Stephens Scholarship Fund, %Freedom Bank, P.O. Box 309, Cassville, Missouri. Paid


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