The Joliet Stephensons

Obituary of Mary (borlin) Stephenson

Mary Stephenson, 92, of Oklahoma died on Monday Nov. 27, 2017 at Integris Health Care in Miami, OK.

Born in Carrollton on Sept. 28, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Marion and Martha Pegram Borlin.

She was married to Cecil L. Stephenson who preceded her in death on April 4, 2015.

She is survived by her son Henry Stephenson of Joliet, IL, 5 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren and a brother David Borlin of St. Louis, MO, and a daughter-in-law: Debbie Stimac of Joliet, IL. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and a son David.

Mary was a shell inspector at the Joliet Arsenal for many years.

Graveside rites were held on Friday Dec. 1, 2017 at the Carrollton City Cemetery.

Mary Stephenson and brother David Borlin - 2007

Obituary of Cecil "Lloyd" Stephenson

Cecil L. Stephenson, 84, of Joliet died on Saturday morning at Joliet Area Community Hospice.

Born 4/19/1930 in Morgan County Illinois the son of Hubert & Lennie Reynolds Stephenson. He married Mary Martha Borlin, March 30, 1946 and she survives. Also surviving are: one son, Henry (Jeanie)Stephenson of Welsh, OK, a daughter-in-law, Debbie Stimac of Joliet, 5 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren. He is also survived by 3 brothers, Frank and Kenneth Stephenson of Jacksonville, IL. and Bud (Faye) Stephenson of Sevierville, Tenn. 2 sisters, Audrey Buchanan and Lorraine Brant both of Jacksonville, brother-in-law David (Sherry) Borlin of St. Louis. Numerous nieces and nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by 2 sons, David Dayne Stephenson and twin brother of David, Darrell Wayne in infancy. He was also preceded in death by his parents and 8 siblings; Wendell Stephenson, Sr., Bill Stephenson, Anna Lee Maki, Gladys Ruble, Velma and Flossie Stephenson, Pauline Letiff and Bessie Walker.

Cecil was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean War. He worked for the Illinois Dept. of Corrections at Statesville Prison in Joliet retiring a few years ago.

Graveside rites will be held on Tuesday April 6 at 1 P.M. at the Carrollton City Cemetery. Military rites will be provided by the Carrollton American Legion. Condolences may be left online at: Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Carrollton is in charge of arrangements.

Uncle "Lloyd" with Shelby and Maxx 2003