Obit: Glen Stephens

Obit: Glen Stephens

June 16th, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Glen Vernon Stephens, 33, of Chattanooga, Tenn., joined his Heavenly Father on Thursday June 13, 2013, after a six-day battle with a hemorrhagic stroke.Family survivors include his beloved twin daughters Sophia Ivy and Sydney Star; mother, Sheila Stephens; father, Allen Stephens; brother, Kirk Stephens; fianc, Anna Burnette and her children Alva, Evelyn, and Geran; sister-in-law Christie Parris, his grandmother Lorene Stephens of Lafe, Arkansas, several aunts, uncles, and cousins. Glen is also survived by a multitude of friends he would consider family. Glen loved writing, fishing, camping, rock climbing, traveling, and the Rocky Mountains. A lifelong adventurer-poet, he was intelligent, entrepreneurial, compassionate, and generous. Contemporary Service: 2 p.m., Saturday, June 22, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 822 Belvoir Avenue, East Ridge. Receiving of friends and a Celebration Party of Glens Life will follow. We request Dressy Casual attire, as Glen would have liked.The family would like to sincerely thank the Intensive and Critical Care Units' staff at Erlanger Hospital for their compassion and kindness to Glen and family, as well as all of those who visited, offered condolences or assistance. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Salvation Army: P.O. Box 3359, 822 McCallie Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37404.Arrangements are by the Chattanooga Funeral Home & Crematory - East Chapel. Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaEastChapel.com.