Stephenson, Ernestine

ERNESTINE STEPHENSON of Noblesville, 98, spouse to the late Rev. Paul Stephenson, died Saturday, July 22, 2017. A public visitation will be held 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday, July 28, Randall and Roberts Funeral Home, 1685 Westfield Road, Noblesville. A Celebration of Life service will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 29, First United Methodist Church, 2051 Monument Street, Noblesville, IN 46060. Bishop John Hopkins, Reverends Jerry Rairdon and Dick Judson will officiate the service. 

Survivors include children, Philip James Stephenson (Gerri) of Rehoboth Beach, Del., Jean Ann Maxwell of Lapel, Ind., Paul Bruce Stephenson (Maria) of Bloomington, Ind., and Claire Ann Smith (Gary) of Portland, Ind.; and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson. 

Memorial donations may be made to Noblesville First United Methodist Church Foundation, the Noblesville First United Methodist Church Chancel Choir, or a charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be shared with Mrs. Claire Smith, 1606 West 300 South, Portland, IN 47371.

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