Mr. Marion Kelly Stephens, age 76, of Thomaston, passed away July 14, 2014 at a local hospital.He was born in Kite, Ga., son of the late I.J. and Eva Mae Stephens. He retired from Dundee Mills in Griffin and was a member of Midway Baptist Church in Barnesville. He loved his family and enjoyed feeding the ducks and playing cards at the nursing home. He had a wonderful personality and always greeted his family, friends and co-workers with a smile. He never met a stranger and was admired by everyone who knew him. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Estelle Stephens; brothers, Willard and Harold Stephens; and sister, Janelle Scott.He is survived by his wife, Kathi Wright-Stephens; brother, Jack Stephens of Centerville; sister, Saralyn Horne of Thomaston; step-children, Bobby Peugh of Griffin and Valerie Dawson of Meansville; several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 19, at 12 p.m., in the chapel of Moody-Daniel Funeral Home. Friends may visit the family on Saturday, from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. at the funeral home. A private family burial will be held at a later date.Moody-Daniel Funeral Home and Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements.
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