Betsy Riggs Stephens, age 71 of Ten Mile, TN gained her wings to heaven on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. A native of Athens, and a resident of Ten MIle for the past 30 years, she was the daughter of the late Ules and Frankie Rudd Riggs. She was a member of Woodward Ave. Church of God and enjoyed camping and fishing. She loved her kids, grandbabies and great-grandbabies, and was preceded in death by her husband Charlie Stephens; brothers, Clarence Riggs, Lawrence Riggs, Billy Riggs, Tommy Riggs; Great-granddaughter, Karsyn Gudger;
Two daughters; Roxie Stephens of Madisonville, Linda Ray of Ten Mile.
One son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Kim Stephens of Harrison;
Three sisters and brother-in-law, Elizabeth and Richard Runyan of Ten Mile. Jane Etta Moore of Knoxville, Lucinda Wattenbarger of Athens; Grandchildren, Frankie Stephens, Kristain Bookout, Jennifer Fowler, Kristian and Taylor Ray, McKenzie Stephens, Lace Lovanh, Diamond and Dustin Stroud; Great grandchildren, Ashlynn Ray, Charlie Berry, Knolan Stephens, Bentley Hamby, Kayson Stroud. Several nieces and nephews. Her Hospice Family.
Funeral Services will be 4:00 pm Friday, April 9, 2021 in the chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with the Rev. Travis Shaver officiating. The interment will follow at Christianburg Cemetery. Pallbearers will be David Palmer, Hunter Gossett, MaKenzee Gossett, Ethan Gossett, David Thomas, Jeff Brindle and Ricky Gossett. The family will receive friends from 2-4pm Friday before the service at the funeral home. Those unable to attend may send condolences to www.laycockhobbs.notice/Betsy-Stephens Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home will be in charge of the arrangements.
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