May 27, 1929 ~ November 19, 2009
Born in: Buncombe Co.,
Resided in: Asheville, NC
June Murray Stephenson, 80, of 710 Sand Hill Road, died Thursday, November 19, 2009, at Pisgah Manor Health Care Center. A native of Buncombe County, Mrs. Stephenson was a daughter of the late Hershel and Ethel Wyatt Murray. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Francis "Dean" Stephenson. Mrs. Stephenson worked for several area offices and retired as receptionist for M.B. Haynes Electrical Co. She was a member of West Asheville Baptist Church. She is survived by her daughter, Karen Sue Stephenson; sisters, Marie Candler and husband Lewis, and Nancy Skillman; and brother, Robert Murray. A graveside service for Mrs. Stephenson will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday at Pisgah View Memorial Park. Her family will receive friends from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Sunday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue. Memorials may be made to Memory Care, 100 Far Horizon Lane, Asheville, NC 28803, or to the funeral home to assist with expenses.