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Mary Ann (Stephenson) Shadden

August 9, 1939 ~ May 5, 2022 (age 82)

Obituary

Mary Shadden, 82, of Athens, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, May 5, 2022.

Mary was the daughter of the late Thomas Benjamin Stephenson and Montine Sanders Stephenson. She was the youngest of 8 children and was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, H.A. "Buddy" Shadden; siblings Sara Howington, Carlene Finger, Lon Anderson, Harold Stephenson, Tena Kincaid, Earleze Sorrow and Paul Stephenson.

She is survived by her three children; Hugh Avery (Rita) Shadden, Jr., Joseph Alan Shadden, David Andrew Shadden; grandson, Stephen Avery Shadden; step-grandaughter,Stephanie Mitchell Carter and step-great-grandchildren: Grayson and Emma Carter.

Mary graduated from Athens High School in 1957. She worked as a secretary for Independent and Interstate life insurance companies. She was also a member of the Athens Jaycees. Her hobbies included ceramic making, Swedish weaving, sewing and crocheting. She also enjoyed bowling and was an amazing cook. But her favorite pastime of all was being a loving wife, mother, grandmother and aunt and being with her family which she adored. She was a kind, loving soul who believed deeply in faith and family. All who knew her were touched by her gentle spirit.

Funeral services will be held Monday, May 9, 2022 at Lord and Stephens, West Chapel at 2 PM with Reverend Ray Finger officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Park. The family will receive visitors between 1 and 2 PM at the funeral home.

Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, WEST, Watkinsville, GA, is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com

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Services

Visitation
Monday
May 9, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Lord and Stephens - West
1211 Jimmy Daniel Rd.
Watkinsville, GA 30677

Funeral Service
Monday
May 9, 2022

2:00 PM
Lord and Stephens - West
1211 Jimmy Daniel Rd.
Watkinsville, GA 30677

Interment

Evergreen Memorial Park
3655 Atlanta Hwy
Athens, GA 30606

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