Pat L. Stephens
Pat L. Stephens was born July 6, 1932, in Comanche, Ok to T.H. and Ollie Mae (Poteet) LaQuey. She passed this life on July 14, 2021, in Ardmore. She graduated from Empire High School in 1950. She and W. Allen Stephens were married on August 23, 1952, in Duncan, Ok. He preceded her in death on, February 13, 2007.
Pat along with Allen, owned the Busy Bee Florist in Lone Grove for many years. The florist eventually developed into Stephens Plant Wholesale. She was a member of the business community for many years, working at Montgomery Ward in Duncan, Ardmore Abstract and the Carter County Assessor's office. She then transitioned to homemaker and taking care of kids and grandkids. She was "The Mema" to many and strived to make their lives the most fun!
Pat is survived by two daughters, Tonya Jamison and her husband Ron of Lone Grove, Tracie Stephens of Ardmore: Son, Scott Stephens and his wife Darla of Ardmore; brother, Dr. Ronny M. LaQuey and his wife, Virginia: Grandchildren, Jeremy Blakley and Scala, Amanda Eads and Matt, Erin Faustner, Nicholas Faustner and Caitlin, Joshua Jamison and Ashley, Stephanie Porter and Jason: Great grandchildren, Ava and Aaden Blakley, Karson, Alivia, and Kannon Eads, Remington and Marleigh Faustner, Maddox and Weston Jamison, Jager and Wylie Porter.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Allen; daughter, Denisa Faustner; brothers, Howard, Melvin and Joe and sister Yvona.
Funeral services for Pat will be Saturday at 2:00 at CrystalRock Cathedral with Minister Johnny Ray Tynes and Pastor Gary Gunsolus will officiate. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park. The family will host a visitation Friday evening from 6:00 to 7:00 at Craddock Funeral Home.
Serving as Pallbearers will be Jeremy Blakley, Nicholas "Nicco" Faustner, Joshua Jamison, Matt Eads, Karson Eads, Aaden Blakley, Remington Faustner, and Jason Porter. Honorary Pallbearers will be the rest of her grand and great grandchildren.
A special thanks to her caregiver, Sherlyn Dillard.
All memorials would be graciously accepted through Craddock Funeral Home.
Posted online on July 15, 2021