Herbert Stephens

Hamilton County

Herbert "Herb" Charles Stephens, 88, passed away Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 at his home.He was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga and served our country in the United States Navy on the USS Holland during World War II. Herb retired from DuPont Corporation and was a longtime member of Brainerd Presbyterian Church. He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Peggie Stephens; parents, Joe and Ethel Hartman Stephens; two brothers and a sister.Herb is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law, Charlotte and Richard Fisher of Dayton, Tenn., Jane and Jay Hicks, Jean and David Hicks all of Ooltewah, Amy and Randy Reno, of Canton, Ga.; 12 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. There will be no visitation at the funeral home.A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. today at Hamilton Memorial Gardens, 5401 Highway 153, in Hixson with Reverend Ronald Ragon and Reverend Jonathan Schwartz officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Herbs name to Brainerd Presbyterian Church, 1624 Jenkins Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421, Martin Boyd Christian Home, 6845 Standifer Gap Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421 or Hospice of Chattanooga, P. O. Box 46, Chattanooga, TN 37401 or at www.hospiceofchattanooga.orgArrangements by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN. 37343. Please share your thoughts and condolences at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com

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