Cover photo for Roberta Jean Stephenson's Obituary
Roberta Jean Stephenson Profile Photo

Roberta Jean Stephenson

March 21, 1929 — December 2, 2007

Roberta “Bobbie” Jean Stephenson, 78, of Hahira died at home surrounded by her loving family on December 2, 2007 after a 4 ½ year battle with cancer. Born in Birmingham, AL on March 21, 1929, she was the daughter of Robert and Ruth Turner Smith. She was employed by South Georgia Medical Center as an RN in the newborn nursery and retired after over 25 years of service. She was a member of Park Avenue Methodist Church.

She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Sonny Stephenson, and sister, Peggy Redding of Naples, FL. Other survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Lance Atkinson of Macon; a son and daughter-in-law, Jimmy and Daphne Stephenson of Valdosta; a daughter, Becky Plaxico of Athens; a daughter, Lynn Revill of Valdosta and daughter Jean Murray of Valdosta; nine grandchildren, Hollie and Blake Stephenson, Kylie Plaxico, Melissa Revill, Russell and Carson Murray, Jaime Atkinson, Gena and Mike Redding, Seth and Arvy Atkinson along with a great granddaughter, AzmiBeth. She will also be dearly missed by her devoted feline companions, Tommy and Amy.

A private service for the family will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, December 5, 2007 at Riverview Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel with Dr. Skip Van Nus officiating. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at Carson McLane Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice of South Georgia; 2263 Pineview Dr, Valdosta, GA 31602 or the Valdosta/Lowndes Humane Society. Condolences to the family may be conveyed online at
Carson McLane Funeral Home

Funeral Home:
Carson McLane Funeral Home
2215 North Patterson Street
Valdosta, GA
US 31602

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Roberta Jean Stephenson, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

*Standard text messaging rates apply.


Tuesday, December 4, 2007

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Add to Calendar

*Standard text messaging rates apply.


Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Add to Calendar

*Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 1

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors