Ella B. Stephenson, 59, of Marshall, died Tuesday, May 20, 2008, at University of Missouri Medical Center in Columbia.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 24, 2008, at North Street United Methodist Church, with Rev. Gene Page officiating. Burial will be held in Fairview Cemetery in Marshall. Friends may call from 10 a.m. Saturday at the church until time of service. H.T. May and Son Funeral Home of Marshall is in charge of services. Memorials are suggested to the Susan G. Coleman Breast Cancer Foundation or North Street United Methodist Church.
She was born Aug. 13, 1948, in Marshall, the daughter of Samuel Moten Sr. and Viola Lawrence Moten. She was an LPN at Marshall Habilitation Center for many years. She was a member of North Street United Methodist Church, where she was chairwomen of the Pastor-Parish Relations Committee. She was a member of Mar-Saline NAACP.
Survivors include two daughters, Marshon Stephenson of Marshall and Michelle Stephenson of Houston, Texas; one son, Mitchell Stephenson of Nashville, Tenn.; two brothers, Samuel Moten Jr. and Lawrence Moten, both of Marshall; and one grandson, Parker Stephenson.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother.
Additional information provided per family recompense.