Clotine Finis Stephenson, 90, of New Boston, passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Portsmouth Health and Rehab. She was born in Portsmouth January 2, 1930, a daughter of the late John Quincy Adams and Bertha Meadows Bonner. Clotine had worked for Blackburn’s Supermarket for 17 years where she ran the flower and gift shop. She was the last living founding member of the Church of God of Prophecy in New Boston.
She was preceded in death on March 18, 1999 by her husband, Gareld Gilbert Stephenson, whom she married in New Boston on June 21, 1947.
Clotine is survived by her son, Gary Gilbert (Wanda) Stephenson of New Boston; her daughter, Lana Joy Stephenson of Panama City, FL; one sister, Janet Bonner Ramey of Sevierville, TN; five grandchildren, Gary Lee Stephenson, Jeffery W. Stephenson, Ashley Burchett, Michael K. Stephenson and Amy Parden; several great-grandchildren; and her daughter-in-law, Teresa Stephenson of Wheelersburg.
She was also preceded in death by her son, Larry Michael Stephenson.
Funeral services will be held noon Friday at the Ralph F. Scott Funeral Home in Portsmouth with Rev. Michael Dempsey officiating.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 10 A.M. until the noon funeral hour. Interment will follow at the Sunset Memorial Gardens in Franklin Furnace.
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Church of God of Prophecy
201 Ohio Ave., New Boston OH 45662