Jerry Holt Stephens was born in Iola, Texas to Hardie Holt and Arnie McDougald Stephens September 10, 1933. Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Lula (Vernon) Stephens of 57 years, daughter Lisa Dawn Stephens, Sisters Mary “Bobbie” Warren and Olga Zalmanek, Nephews Steven and Terry Novak, and nieces Gina Warren and Marla Lemieux, and special friend Mary Sue Dudley. Jerry is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law: Gwen and Wes Stephens of Shenandoah, Texas; Lynda and Jeff Stephens of Houston, Texas; two grandsons, Dustin Stephens of Bryan, Texas and Collin Stephens and his wife Jenae Stephens of Iola, Texas; two granddaughters, Chelsea Stephens Sawyer and husband Chase Sawyer of Rexburg Idaho, and Ms.
Jerry loved Iola Texas and lived most of his life there. The family would like to thank the many friends and family for the prayers, visits, and support during Dad’s illness. Serving as pallbearers are: Tyler Cranston, Collin Stephens, Dan Love, Scott McKinney, Charles Luce and Johnny Powell.
Being the no-frills person Dad was, he requested that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Concord Cemetery perpetual care fund @ Concord Cemetery Association, P.
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