Cora Lee Stephens, 78, died Thursday, December 21, 2017 at her home in Fredericktown. She was born September 24, 1939 in Madison County, a daughter of Claude Cyrus and Ruby Elizabeth (Lietz) Stephens.
Preceding Ms. Stephens in death were her parents; brother Eugene "Huffy" Stephens; and sisters Maxine Mouser and Anna Marie Combs.
She is survived by one son, Ray Reardean Sr. and wife Alivia Sue of St. Louis; two brothers, Wilburn Stephens of O'Fallon, Missouri and Mark Stephens of Marquand; two sisters, Wilma Tyler of Kokimo, Indiana and Norma Krauss of Walton, Indiana; three grandsons, Ray Reardean Jr., Ray Reardean III and Billy Reardean; and granddaughter Randi Yewll.
Cora retired from the civil service. She enjoyed traveling, dancing, social gatherings and being with her family.
A private memorial service may be held at a later date.