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Victoria Lee (Lowery) Stephens

June 10, 1952 ~ November 22, 2019 (age 67)


Victoria Lee Stephens, 67, of Joppa Illinois passed away on Friday, November 22, 2019 at her residence.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home in Metropolis with Bro. David Wright officiating. Burial will follow at Metropolis Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Stephens was a member of Joppa Baptist Church for over fifty years, children’s Sunday school teacher, and member of BYM Mission group for over forty-two years. She also cooked at Joppa High School for over nine years.

Mrs. Stephens is survived by her husband, Michael Morse Stephens, one son, Nate Stephens and wife Valerie; one daughter, Molly Jean Stephens; five grandchildren, Hadley Stephens, Ella Stephens, Hannah McNeill-Stephens, Ava Victoria McNeill-Stephens, and Zachary Brown; her brother, Michael Lowery and wife Marla, and one sister Suzanne Souders and husband Mark; one uncle, Frank Williams and wife Rachel; sister in Christ, Janet Kruger and brother in Christ, Melford JR. Kruger; sisters-in-law, Vickie Pratte and husband Jimmy and Janie Johnson and husband Trent; brother-in-law, Gary Stephens and wife Cheryl; many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Vickie was preceded in death by her parents Nathaniel Foreman and Bobbie Jean Lowery, one brother, Frankie Lowery, and her mother and father-in-law Joseph (J.B.) and Violet Stephens.    

Visitation will be held from 6 pm-8 pm on Monday, November 25, 2019 at Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home in Metropolis.

Memorial contributions may be given in Vickie’s name to Joppa Missionary Baptist Church PO Box 276 Joppa, IL 62953. Online condolences may be left at

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November 25, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Loftus-McManus Funeral Homes Inc.
70 Jon Street / P.O. Box 760
Metropolis, IL 62960

Funeral Service
November 26, 2019

10:00 AM
Loftus-McManus Funeral Homes Inc.
70 Jon Street / P.O. Box 760
Metropolis, IL 62960


Joppa Missionary Baptist Church
Po Box 276, Joppa IL 62953

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