OBITUARY

Alice Gardner Stephenson

6 November, 192715 November, 2017

COLUMBIA - Alice Gardner Stephenson, 90, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. Funeral services will be held in the mausoleum chapel at Greenlawn Memorial Park at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. Mrs. Stephenson was born November 6, 1927 in Raleigh, N.C. to Glenn Everette and Lola Denning Gardner. She was married to H.P. Stephenson in 1946 and together they moved to Columbia in 1953 where they established their home in Forest Acres. Alice was an avid gardener and loved having her pet dogs around her. In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her husband, H.P. Stephenson, Sr. and a daughter, Brenda Powell. Survivors include her son, Steve Stephenson (Katie); grandchildren, Maggie, Grace and Elizabeth; son-in-law, Chris Powell; numerous nieces and nephews; and lifelong friend, Josephine Hopkins. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to a community charity of your choice. Please sign the online guestbook at www.dunbarfunerals.com.

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  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, 22 November , 2017

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Penny Buckman

29 November 2017

Katie & Steve,
You and the girls are in my thoughts and prayers.

21 November 2017

I Pray the family continue with Blessings, Comfort and Peace
during the passing of your love one. Mrs Stephenson was a "Very Special person" and always had a great big smile. She also had a very genuine Spirit, and will be missed. Rest in sweet peace Mrs. Stephenson.
Love, Gwen and Gilbert Hopkins

Bonnie Moore

19 November 2017

So sorry to hear of Alice's passing. She has been my friend for many years. God bless the family at this sad time.

17 November 2017

So sorry for your loss. Gone but not forgotten. May God provide comfort and care during this difficult time. 1Thessalonians 4: 13, 14.