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EMMETT STEPHENS

Posted on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 4:19 pm

EMMETT STEPHENS, 84, of Montverde, passed away August 24, 2015. He was born October 10, 1930 in Ellaville, GA son of Sadie Moore & Sylvester Stephens. After serving in the US Air Force (1947 to 1950) he was united in marriage to Sarah Palmer on October 20, 1950. He resided in Fort Lauderdale from 1965-1970 & Orlando from 1970-1975, at which time he relocated to Montverde where he has resided since. While in Georgia he worked as a milkman, newspaper delivery man & at Apex Linen Supply. In Florida he worked in dry cleaning sales, later for Disney running their dry cleaning plant. The things Emmett enjoyed in life were golfing, NASCAR, farming, fishing and a good fish fry with his family and friends around. In addition to his wife Sarah, he was preceded in death by his children David Stephens & Karan Stephens Metz. His daughter Susan Ford survives. A gathering for family & friends will be held from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at the Montverde Community Building. Arrangements by Becker Family Funeral Home, Clermont, 352-394-7121, www.beckerfamilyfuneral.com