Back to Obituaries | Close Window
Bartell Funeral Home, LLC.

Mrs. Geraldine Bethea Stephens

Passed 10/09/2018

Obituary for Mrs. Geraldine Bethea Stephens

Geraldine Bethea Stephens was the daughter of the late Rossie Bethea and Mencey Lee Evans Bethea. She was born on January 18, 1951 and departed this earthly life on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at McLeod Medical Center, Dillon, South Carolina after a short illness.

She attended the Dillon County Public Schools, Dillon, South Carolina.

She was married to Leo Stephens and to this union two children were born. At an early age she joined Mother Ada Bell Page at the Little Prayer Building and then to Marsh Hill Bibleway #2 where she remained under the leadership of Mother Ada Bell Page. She was baptized and filled with the Holy Ghost. Later in life, she was under the leadership of Bishop William Swindler where she loved singing on the choir and lead in devotion services. Around 2013 Geraldine joined Fresh Beginnings Christian Center under the leadership of Pastor Ricky and Ann Gilchrist until her health failed.

Geraldine was preceded in death by five siblings and one grandchild.

Geraldine leaves to cherish fond and loving memories ~ her children: Linda Stephens of Hamer, SC, Billy (Towanda) Stephens of Greensboro, NC; seven grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; three sisters: Brenda (William) Harmon, Mary Ann (Bill) Buie, and Almatine Bethea all of Dillon, SC; two brothers: Roosevelt Bethea of Dillon, SC and Joe Louis Bethea of Rowland, NC; two very special ladies: Evangelist Lytch and Della Ratley and other relatives and friends.

Send flowers to the service of Mrs. Geraldine Bethea Stephens


Leave a message to share your favorite memories and offer words of sympathy and comfort:

My Cart

Table Arrangements
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9
Rays of Solace Bouquet
Sweet Moments
Pastel Peace Basket
Ocean Devotion
Beautiful Dreams
Eternal Affection Arrangement
Heartfelt Condolences
Precious Heart Bouquet
Cherished Friend Bouquet
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9

Flowers are delivered by the preferred local florist of Bartell Funeral Home, LLC..
For Customer Service please call: 1-877-399-2882


Enter Your Phone Number
Type the above letters:

To leave a condolence message, add photos, or add videos, please login through Facebook, Email or Twitter.

Log In With Name & Email

Admin Login