Roberta “Robin” Laverne Donals Stephens, of Atkinson, died Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at home. She was 71.
She was born in Rochester, New York on May 19, 1944, daughter of the late Robert Lavern Donals and Julia Ann Carroll Donals and was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Emory Stephens; son, Craig Garret Stephens; and a great-grandson, Joseph Ethan Stafford.
Roberta was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. While serving in the Air Force she met and married her husband T.E. in 1963.
Surviving are her brother, Bill; daughter, Christina Stephens; son, Michael Stephens and family; grandchildren, Jessica Dixon, Constance Dixon-Dorman, Melissa Stephens and Vanessa Stephens; great-grandson, Nathan Dixon; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, as well as sisters and brothers-in-law.
Roberta was a beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Please leave online condolences for the family at Andrews Mortuary.
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