John "Johnny" Stephen
January 1, 1954  -  May 21, 2018

John "Johnny" Stephen


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Sibille Funeral Home
2309 George Drive
Opelousas, LA  70570
Saturday, May 26, 2018
9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
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FUNERAL SERVICE
Sibille Funeral Home Chapel
2309 George Drive
Opelousas, LA  70570
Saturday, May 26, 2018
4:00 p.m.
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Cedar Hill Cemetery
Washington
Washington, LA  70589
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Opelousas- A Funeral Service will be held for, Mr. John “Johnny” Stephen, on Saturday, May 26,2018 at 4:00 p.m. in the Sibille Funeral Home Chapel in Opelousas; with visitation starting at 9:00 a.m. until time of service. Conducting the service will be Pastor Chad Thibodeaux of The Baptist Church in Vatican, LA. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Washington, LA.

Johnny, age 64, a resident of Arnaudville, passed away on Monday, May 21, 2018, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.

Growing up Johnny was a member of the Eagles Scouts. He was a dedicated member of The Vatican Baptist Church. Johnny enjoyed bowling and painting. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Hardke Stephen of Arnaudville; father, Joseph Clarence Stephen, Sr. of Opelousas; sons, Scott Patrick Stephen and wife, Mariana of Norfolk, VA, Brett Nicholas Stephen and wife, Bridgett of Friendswood, TX, and Glenn Thomas Stephen of Opelousas; brothers, Joseph “Sonny” Stephen, Jr. and wife, Babette of Opelousas and Joseph Eugene Stephen of Opelousas; sisters, Carol Ann Stephen of Opelousas, Connie Marie Marks and husband, Johnny of Opelousas, and Paula Kaye Pierottie and husband, Gregg of Lafayette; six grandchildren, Kalyn Stephen, Alaina Stephen, Malora Stephen, Allison Stephen, Carson Stephen and Emery Stephen; and his former wife, Susan Hotard of Lafayette.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Hazel Marie Robin Stephen.

Words of Comfort to the family may be expressed at www.sibillefuneralhomes.com. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sibille Funeral Home of Opelousas.

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  1. Vicki Smith Manuel
    Carencro, LA

    I was so sad to hear of Johnny's passing . We went to high school together at ABW. He was always smiling and was such a great person. I know he will be missed very much. My thoughts and prayers go out to Johnny's family and friends.

  2. Vicki Smith Manuel
    Carencro, LA

    I was so sad to hear of Johnny's passing . We went to high school together at ABW. He was always smiling and was such a great person. I know he will be missed very much. My thoughts and prayers go out to Johnny's family and friends.

  3. Paula Hotard
    Ponchatoula, LA

    Dear Mary, Scott, Brett & Glenn, we were so saddened when we heard the news of Johnny's passing. Please know you have our deepest condolences. We will be keeping you in our thoughts & prayers in the difficult days to come. May God give you strength to endure this difficult time. Love, Bobby & Paula Hotard

  4. Marie Benoit
    McLean, VA

    To the Stephen Family, my thoughts and prayers are with you all. Johnny and I graduated from ABW together. I last saw him at the 2013 ABW reunion and since then had kept in touch via Facebook. I am shocked this evening to hear of his passing.

  5. Faith Robin Phillips
    Galveston, LA

    To Uncle Clarence and my sweet cousins, I am so sorry for the grief and loss you are all experiencing. I am filled with sadness and overwhelmed with so many wonderful memories of us together at your home and Maw Maw Robin’s home. I pray your memories of Johnny sustain you and fill you with healing love and light. We love all of you so much, Faith and Daniel, and our Robin Family

  6. Cindy Hollier
    Opelousas, LA

    OMG!! I just found out!! My sweet friend!! I will miss your humor and kindness. Mary. I am so very sorry!! Tommy and I loved Johnny very much. Will miss the class reunions and fun times together

  7. Vanessa Stout Polk
    Gulfport, MS

    I’m so sorry to hear about Johnny. I have many fond memories of him while I was at my second home with Paula. Love and prayers to all of you!

    Vanessa

  8. Beth Eubanks Paleogos
    Papillion, NE

    To the Stephen Family,
    My heart goes out to all of you. I am so very sorry for your loss. Many years as a child, I remember spending the night at Aunt Hazel and Uncle Clarence's with all of my cousins. I love you all and will keep you in my heart and in my prayers.
    Love,
    Beth Eubanks Paleogos

  9. Rick and Cindy (Dupre) Kovacs
    Alexandria, LA

    MARY, CAROL ANN AND THE REST OF MY STEPHEN COUSINS, SO SORRY OF THE PASSING OF JOHNNY. WHAT A NICE GUY HE WAS. HE WAS A VERY CARING AND LOVING COUSIN. HE WOULD HAVE GIVEN YOU THE SHIRT OFF HIS BACK. MARY AND COUSINS, HE IS GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN...LOVE YOU ALL
    SISTER AND RICK

  10. Merry Hill
    San Antonio, TX

    Dear Stephen family, we’re lifting you all up in prayer. May God comfort your hearts and give you everything you need at this sad time. I’m so thankful we got to visit with Johnny last month. We know he’s in Heaven and we’ll get to be with him again one day. Love you very much, Merry Sue and Family

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