Margaret Stephens

September 6, 2020


Margaret Stephens of Covington, passed away Sunday, September 6, 2020, at the age of 86. A devout Christian, Mrs. Stephens was exceptionally involved in her church at Gospel Mission. Her goal in life was to teach the word of God. But most of all, time spent with her family is what Mrs. Stephens treasured most. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Deborah Taylor; son, Aaron (Hotrod) Corley; grandsons, Jackie Ray Bullard, Brandon Dino Fitts; parents, Rayford and Evie Mae Hilliard; sister, Dorothy Sorrells; brother, Ralph Hilliard.


Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy Bullard, Carol and Ben Matz, Cheryl Carter, Linda Stinchcomb and Danny Fitts, Karen Corley; sons and daughter-in-law, Pete and Dale Hilliard, David Roper; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sisters, Jewel Brown, Shirley Hall; as well as her brother, Ben Hilliard.


A Graveside Service for Mrs. Stephens will be held Thursday, September 10, 2020, 4:00 P.M., at Lawnwood Memorial Park, 1111 Access Road, in Covington, with Pastor Wayne Whitley officiating. Friends are invited to visit with the family at Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, Wednesday, September 9, from 5:00 – 9:00 P.M.  


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September 9, 2020

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home and Dogwood Hill Crematory - Access Road Location
1215 Access Road
Covington, GA

Graveside Service
September 10, 2020

4:00 PM
Lawnwood Memorial Park
1111 Access Road
Covington, GA

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