Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


April 29, 2014

Betty Stem

JACKSONVILLE — Funeral services for Betty Stem, age 85, of Jacksonville are scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at New Life United Pentecostal Church in Jacksonville with Rev. A.B. Keating officiating. Interment will be at Still Waters Memorial Gardens in Jacksonville. Services are under the direction of Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville.

Mrs. Stem passed away Sunday, April 27, 2014 in Jacksonville.

Betty was born April 8, 1929 in Jacksonville to Frank and Ora Young.

She was a faithful member of New Life United Pentecostal Church in Jacksonville for over 35 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dewey Stem; son, Danny Stem; and daughter, Debbie Stem Fuentes.

Survivors include her brothers, Elton Young, League City, Doyle Young, New Caney; sister, Faye Goad, Texas City. Also surviving Betty is her grandson, Chance Knight and many nieces and nephews who will miss her greatly. She leaves a place no one can fill.

Pallbearers will be Joe Fuentes, Chance Knight, Tim Young, Chris Portman, Allen Portman and Michael Kirkpatrick.

Viewing will begin on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, with family receiving friends from 6-8p.m. at Autry Funeral Home.

The family wishes to extend their heartfelt gratitude to Rev. and Sister Keating as well as the New Life United Pentecostal Church for their love and support to the Stem family.

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