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Marietta Stephens Dies

Marietta Stephens

Marietta Stephens of Estate Sion Farm died on April 17.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Albertha Belgo; father, Alphonso Orlanzo Stephens; children: Fay, Alphonso and Gregory Brown; and granddaughter, Phaith Lang.

She was survived by her children: Gene Brown, Mauricia Lang, Latonia Lang, and Dezel Noel; grandchildren: Tasheem Bates, Tarema Bates, Zianna Angol, La’Gani Angol, D’Jimon A. Matthews, Claude Francis, Eduardo Prentice and Perla Prentice; great-grandson, Niko Francis; daughter-in-law, Joan Brown; brothers: Lloyd Stephens and Roy Stephens; sister, Geraldine Stephens; and nieces: Lisa Stephens, Kameelah Saylor, Joia Saylor, Kira Francis, Ahlia Jones-Paul and Naiema Jones-Arnold.

She is also survived by nephews: Lloyd Stephens, Jr., Akeil Jones, Jelani Saylor, Delano Francis, Delmo Francis, Lionel Andreas, Wayne Andreas, Leonard Stephens, Lyle Stephens, Roy Stephens, Gerald Stephens and Olonso Stephens; great nieces: Kamya Green, Ka’Breah Reynolds and Amariah Paul; great nephews: Kamar Green, Amauri Paul and Asa Arnold; and sisters-in-law: Leona Stephens, Donna Browne-Jones and Thelma Nielson.

Other survivors include cousins and other relatives: Gloria Joseph, Ilva Harrigan Jennings, Roberto Santos (Mani) and Jvante Edwards; special friends: Urylee Burke, Vernon Prentice, James Lawrence, Angelita Encarnacion, Vincent, Randolph, Daryl and Jack Petersen, Jennifer Joseph, Alexis Jackson-Brown, Vicky Maysonet, Allan Matthews, Claudette Williams, the Abramson family, Audley Hobson, Gloryvee Christian-Krigger, Veronica Jeffery, Kenya Knight and the Sunny Isle Crew; as well as other relatives and friend too numerous to mention.

The viewing will begin at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m., Friday, May 17, at Victorious Believers. Interment will be at Kingshill Cemetery.

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