November 11, 2022
COLUMBUS — James Calvin Stephenson, 60, died Nov. 8, 2022, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Sunday, at New Hope C.M.E. Church Cemetery, with the Rev. J.W. Leech officiating. Burial will follow. Visitation is from noon-5 p.m. Saturday, at Carter’s Funeral Services. Carter’s Funeral Services of Columbus is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Stepheson was born June 27, 1962, in Columbus, to Robert Stephenson and Fannie Ferguson Stephenson. He was a 1980 graduate of New Hope High School and a veteran of the U.S. Marines. He was formerly self-employed as a roofer.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Ramon Lavell Stephenson.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his siblings, Bernice Stephenson of Caledonia, Willie Earl Stephenson and Obbie Stephenson Tate of Ethelsville, Alabama, Barbar Stephenson Reives of Collierville, Hilda Stephenson Eddins, Bobby Stephenson, Gwen Stephenson, and Dwight Stephenson of Columbus, Calandra Stephenson of Cypress, Texas, and Marlon Stephenson of San Antonio.
Pallbearers will be Marlon Stephenson, Dwight Stephenson, Willie Stephenson, Byron Lewis, Andres Stephenson, Vershun Eddins, and Marcus Stephenson.