NEW MADRID - Kenneth Edward Stephens, 77, died Nov. 23, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born Jan 3, 1929, at Canalou, he was the son of the late Herschel and Lillian Drake Stephens.
He is survived by: two sons, Kenneth Wayne and Thomas Stephens of Grand Rapids, Mich.; four sisters, Martha Wilkening and Darlene Allgood of Sikeston, Edna Bunch of Hope, Ark. and Vonna Hughes of Dalhart, Texas; one brother, Phillip Stephens of Broken Bow, Okla.; and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by four brothers and five sisters.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Evergreen Cemetery in New Madrid under the direction of Richards Funeral Home of New Madrid.