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Anna Margaret (Ferguson) Stephens

Anna Margaret (Ferguson) Stephens of Pikeville, Tennessee passed on to Heaven on January 4, 2024.

Margaret attended Tennessee Technical Institute where she met her husband, Mark. She graduated in 1954 and married Mark in 1955. The two remained active alumni and donors to their alma mater. Margaret was active in caring for her beloved family and community during her life.

She was an active member of: Pikeville Garden Club, Pikeville United Methodist Church & Alpha Delta Kappa sorority. Margaret is remembered fondly by her students in the Bledsoe County School System from over 35 years of service. An avid gardener, she enjoyed entering flowers and food items in the Bledsoe County Fair and accumulated an impressive collection of ribbons for her efforts. With a passion for music, her singing always filled her home.

She was preceded in death by parents, Martha (Harmon) Ferguson and Harry Ferguson of Oakdale, Tennessee; loving husband of 63 years, Mark Lloyd Stephens; sisters, Stella (Larry) Lippert, Dorothy (Oney) Fugate, Catherine (Dave) Mount and Mary Edna (Neal) Thompson; brothers, Harry Ferguson, John Ferguson, Thomas Ferguson, Robert Ferguson, and James Ferguson.

She is survived by son Hal Mark Stephens; grandchildren, Stephanie Ann (Stephens) Grubbs; great-grandsons, Jackson and Parker Grubbs, Anthony James Stephens, Andrew Mark Stephens; and many nephews and nieces.

Services were held Wednesday, January 10, at 1:00 p.m. at Pikeville United Methodist Church with Rev. Greg Smart officiating. Burial was in Pikeville Cemetery. Visitation was held Wednesday, January 10, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Pikeville United Methodist Church.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations to or Pikeville United Methodist Church.

Online condolences can be made at

Arrangements are by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, 1171 Main Street, Pikeville.

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