November 8, 1928 – May 13, 2018
Leon Stephens went to be with his love Wanda on May 13th 2018 at the age of 89. Leon was born on November 8th, 1928. Leon was a loving Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather. Anyone who met him never forgot him. His peaceful demeanor and kindness was what drew people to him. If he was in your presence you wanted to be near him. Although he is no longer with us here on earth, his profound impact on us will last lifetimes. Leon lived with his wife Wanda in OKC most of his life until he moved to Burleson to live with daughter in 2010. He worked for Safeway Bakery for 40 years and was a member of the Bakery and Confectionery Workers union. Leon was a member of Crossroads Baptist Church for most of his life and loved to listen to Wanda and his oldest daughter Sharon sing. Leon loved to bowl. He bowled on teams for over 60 years. His teammates were some of his best friends and they always stayed in touch.
Leon was survived by his daughter Cindy Pennington and husband Dennis, three grandsons; Todd Pennington and wife Courtney, Brian Pennington and wife Jennifer, Shad Pennington and wife Haley; great-grandsons; Jordan, Trevor, Cooper, and Ben Pennington, great-granddaughters; Abby and Chloe Pennington, brothers; Fred, Kelly Jr. and Terry Stephens, sisters; Ann Stanford, Zina Stephens, and Marcie Falcone. He was preceded in death by his wife Wanda, daughter Sharon Stephens, son Danny Leon Stephens, and his parents; Kelly Stephens and Elma Christine Roy. Visitation will held Friday May 18, 2018 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Sunny Lane Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the Sunny Lane Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Sunny Lane Cemetery.
- Todd Pennington
- Brian Pennington
- Shad Pennington
- Jordan Pennington
- Trevor Pennington
- Fred Stephens
- Kelly Stephens, Jr.
- Cooper Pennington, Honorary Pallbearer
- Ben Pennington, Honorary Pallbearer
- Visitation Friday, May 18, 2018
- Funeral Service Saturday, May 19, 2018