Joseph Demoy Stephens, age 25, passed away Sunday, May 15, 2022, in Collin County, TX. Joseph grew up in Brownville, TN. Funeral Services will be conducted on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at 3:00 PM at the Lea & Simmons Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bob Connerley officiating. Burial will follow at the Trinity Cemetery in the Nutbush Community. Visitation for Joseph will be held on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM at the Lea & Simmons Funeral Home Chapel.
Joseph was born on December 3, 1996, in Romania. He was a 2016 graduate of Haywood High School. He loved the performing arts and participated in as many school plays as he could. He obtained the distinction of being an Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America.
He is survived by his parents, Joe and Pam Privett Stephens; three brothers, Weston Stephens of Clarksville, TN, A.C. Stephens and Rooks Stephens, both of Brownsville, TN; one sister, Tessa Stephens of Brownsville, TN; his maternal grandfather, Fred Privett of Trenton, TN and one nephew, Bentley Stephens. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Wanda Privett and his paternal grandparents, Joe and Daisy Stephens, and his three siblings, Richard, LouAnna and Ella Stephens.
Pallbearers for the service are Weston Stephens, A.C. Stephens, Rooks Stephens, Philip Elder, Harvey Walden and Regie Castellaw. The Honorary Pallbearer will be Darryl Fincher. Memorial contributions may be made to the Trinity Cemetery Association, c/o Janet Willis, 437 Preston Drive, Brownsville, TN 38012. All services and arrangements are under the direction of the Lea & Simmons Funeral Home in Brownsville, TN.