Graveside services for Stephen Southerland, 60, of Ardmore will be held Tuesday, Nov. 24 at 2 p.m. at Alex Cemetery in Alex, Oklahoma with Don Neighbors officiating. Stephen Southerland was born on May 30, 1955 to Okie and Shirley (Richard) Southerland. He went to be with the Lord on Nov. 20, 2015. Stephen was a big fan of the Dallas Cowboys and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and guns. On Sept.   30, 1974, he married Linda Lancaster. He worked for W-W Trailers for 11 years and moved to Ardmore to work for Michelin, where he spent 27 ½ years. Stephen will be greatly missed by all his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father Okie; brothers Travis and Montie Southerland; sisters Mary Ann and Clara Southerland; and granddaughter Jessica May. Stephen is survived by his wife Linda of the home; sons Stephen Jr. Southerland, Jason Southerland, and Josh Southerland, all of Ardmore;  mother Shirley Southerland of Kingston; brothers Mark and Danny Southerland; sister Julie Buckaloo of Kingston; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Thressa Bland of El Reno, Oklahoma; and many nieces and nephews. Pallbearers are Jason Southerland, Josh Southerland, Dylan Southerland, Josh Jr. Southerland, Mark Southerland, and Danny Southerland. Honorary pallbearers are Blake Southerland, Wade Southerland, Charlie Rambo, Shawn Avant, and Brad Bland.
The family will see friends this evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Craddock Funeral Home.
Online condolences can be made at www.craddockfuneralhome.com