Mrs. Mary Ross Stephens

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Mary Eunita Ross Stephens affectionately known as “Lil Mary" of 154 Buttercup Lane Americus, Georgia died on Friday, February 3, 2012 at the Columbus Specialty Hospital in Columbus, Georgia. Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 10, 2012 at 1:00 P.M. at Friendship Baptist Church 411 Cotton Ave. Americus, GA. Burial will follow at the St Luke Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mary Eunita Ross Stephens was born on July 6, 1960 to Hiawatha Ross and the late Mary Varner Ross. She was married to the late Harrold Stephens. She was also preceded in death by a brother James H. Ross, Jr.

At an early age she gave her life to Christ and became a member of the St Luke Baptist Church. There she served faithfully in many capacities until her death.

Lil Mary was educated in the Americus City School System where she graduated with honors in 1978. After graduating she attended Georgia Southwestern College where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science. She was a charter member of Rho Sigma Omega Charter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. She was employed with Habitat for Humanity International as a Test Analyst.

Lil Mary is survived by her father Deacon Hiawatha Ross of Americus, GA; her five siblings: Charlie Varner and wife Gloria, Jacqueline Ross, Linda Ross all of Americus, GA, Patty Ross Young and husband Lee of Henderson, NV and Sandy Ross Colwell of McDonough, GA. Several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive.

The family will receive friends at Lil Mary’s home at 154 Buttercup Lane, Meadowood Subdivision. In lieu of flowers, the family ask that donations be made in the name of Mary Ross Stephens to the Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia 2391 Benjamin E. Mays Drive Atlanta, GA 30311 404-755-1641, www.sicklecellga.org


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Leona Chambers United States
2/7/2012 10:37:07 AM #

My heart breaks because of Ms. Mary passing  She was my supervisor for several years and taught me how to handle my finances. And because of God and her I have paid off my house. I am going to miss her alot. Love a friend---- Leona


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