OBITUARY

Myra Wynona Stephenson

July 28, 1932June 8, 2018
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Myra Wynona Stephenson of Lubbock, Texas passed away on Friday, June 8, 2018. She is the daughter of the late Ernest W. Myers and the late Jewel Higgs. Born July 28, 1932 in County Line Oklahoma. She is predeceased by her husband Harold Wayne Stephenson.

She is a longtime resident of Lubbock after moving with her family from Oklahoma as a child. She enjoyed being a home maker raising her children and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She especially enjoyed fishing and spending time with her family. She was exceptionally fond and good at playing shuffle board. She was also a long time member of New Deal First Baptist Church and enjoyed reading from her bible.

She is survived by her children; Karen (Larry) Pray and Wayne Stephenson, grandchildren; Wytosha Matthews, Landon Stephenson, Levi Stephenson, Whitnie Randolph, and Kelly Pray, Great grandchildren; Addison, Elijah, Zyon, Norah, Spencer, Lincoln, Ashlyn, and Braiden. She is also survived by a host of other relatives and friends.

Friends may visit at the Resthaven Funeral Home, 19th Street, Lubbock, TX on Tuesday, June 12th from 6 to 8pm. Services will be in the Abbey Chapel at Resthaven Funeral Home on Wednesday, June 13th, followed by burial in Resthaven Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be Jason Matthews, Landon Stephenson, Clayton Randolph, Kyle Dunlap, Michael Stephenson and Levi Stephenson.

Memorial Contributions may be made in Myra’s name to Accolade Hospice 5201 Indiana Avenue, Lubbock, TX 79413.

  • FAMILY

  • Harol Wayne Stephenson, Husband
  • Karen (Larry) Pray and Wayne Stephenson, Children
  • Wytosha Matthews, Landon Stephenson, Levi Stephenson, Whitnie Randolph and Kelly Pray, Grandchildren
  • Addison, Elijah, Zyon, Norah, Spencer, Lincoln, Ashlyn, and Braiden, Great Grandchildren
  • A host of other relatives and friends
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Jason Matthews
  • Landon Stephenson
  • Clayton Randolph
  • Kyle Dunlap
  • Michael Stephenson
  • Levi Stephenson

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Tuesday, June 12, 2018
  • Funeral Services Wednesday, June 13, 2018

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Officiating
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Biography

      Myra Wynona Stephenson was known as many things to many people. She was a loved one, a friend, and someone special. To family and friends who knew her best, Myra will be remembered as a very exceptional person.

      Myra was born on July 28, 1932 in County Line, Oklahoma. She was the daughter of Ernest William Myers and Jewel Higgs.

       Empathic and loyal, Myra was committed to making her new family happy. Myra exchanged wedding vows with Harold Wayne Stephenson.  Myra worked hard to be a good mother to her children and she did her best to fulfill their needs. Myra was blessed with two children, son, Wayne and daughter, Karen. Another blessing for Myra was the gift of five grandchildren.

      Myra passed away on June 8, 2018 at her daughter's house in Lubbock, Texas. She is survived by her children; Karen (Larry) Pray and Wayne Stephenson. She is also survived by 5 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Services were held at Resthaven's Abbey Chapel. Myra was laid to rest in Resthaven Memorial Park in Lubbock, Texas.

      Simply stated, Myra was a good and kind person, an individual who will for all time be remembered by her family and friends as being a caring and giving person, someone who was a vital part of their lives. Myra leaves behind her a legacy of life-long friendships and many cherished memories. Everyone whose life she touched will always remember Myra Wynona Stephenson.