Hilda Mae Stephens

Mrs. Hilda Mae Sutton Stephens, 97, passed peacefully from this life on Saturday, January 25, 2020 to join her husband, William Martin Stephens, after they were separated by his death on October 24, 1994.

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at Bethel Baptist Church, with interment to follow in the Church Cemetery. The Rev. Danny Story and Rev. Grady Morey will officiate.  

Mrs. Hilda Stephens was born on November 20, 1922 in Sumter County GA., to the late William Alexander Sutton and Zimmie Perry Sutton. She had lived in Worth County since 1951 and was a homemaker, loving wife, mother and grandmother.  Mrs. Stephens enjoyed cooking, the outdoors and working with her flowers. She was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church and was a devoted member of the WMU.

Survivors include her children Sharon Walker, Bonnie Stephens Bland and Jimmy Stephens all of Sylvester; grandchildren, Stephanie Walker Tanner, Chris Guarnieri (Tammy), Stephen Wallace Walker (Autumn), Jared Stephens and Justin Stephens (Kyndel); great grandchildren, Madison Tanner, Mackenzie Tanner, Pamela Walker, Liam Walker, Logan Guarnieri, Lawson Guarnieri, Layten Guarnieri, Walker Stephens , Stella Stephens and a sister-in-law, Margie Sutton. Mrs. Stephens is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her parents, William Alexander Sutton and Zimmie Perry Sutton; brothers, W.A Sutton, Jr., John Sutton, Francis Sutton, Thomas Sutton and Eddie Sutton; sister, Mildred (Sutton) Parr; son-in-law, Wallace Walker.

For those desiring donations may be made to The Bethel Baptist Church c/o David Register at 221 Ramblewood Road,Sylvester Georgia 31791.

Please sign our online guest registry at www.banksfh.com. Banks Funeral Home in Sylvester is in charge of arrangements.

Banks Funeral Home P.O. Box 550 Sylvester, GA 31791 229-776-2055 Phone 229-776-5400 Fax www.banksfh.com