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Virginia Tollett Stephens

Virginia Tollett Stephens, 86, and formerly of Pikeville, died Monday, January 21, 2013. She was a member of Pikeville United Methodist Church.

Preceding her in death were two husbands, Lewis S. Tollett and William “Bill” Stephens; sisters Minnie Ruth Fann, Francis Morgan and Nina Standefer Irons; and brothers Dale, Eugene, Doug and Lennie Crane.

Survivors include daughter Janice (Lurton) Keel of Ridgetop; son Ledelle (Carol) Tollett of Wartburg; grandchildren, Julie Lynn Keel, Ryan Scott Keel, Chad Anthony (Melanie) Tollett; four great-grandchildren Brooke, Caden, Pierce and Rylie Tollett; brothers Virgil, Cecil and Auldin Crane; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services were held January 23 in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Greg Smart officiating. Burial was in Rigsby Cemetery.

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Arrangements were by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home in Pikeville.

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