William “Big Shot” Stephens

Published 3:25 pm Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Graveside services for Mr. William “Big Shot” Stephens were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 14, 2020, at the Society Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mr. Stephens, age 66, passed away from this life on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, at Ochsner Medical Center in Metairie, Louisiana.  Rev. Mark McArthur and Rev. Lynn Stephens officiated.

Saulters Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Pallbearers were Kyle Stephens, Eric Stephens, Jarrett Stephens, Dr. Darren Higgs, Brian Dyess and Dr. Jacob Cook.

Honorary pallbearers will be, Terry Hamilton and John Wayne Tolar.

William “Big Shot” Stephens was born on Jan. 31, 1954, in Columbia to Shelby Lee Stephens and Vonc Dyess Stephens. Mr. Stephens was a Senior Account Manager and Staff Development Director with Special Education Programs of the Southeast.  He was a member of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his mother and father.

Mr. Stephens is survived by two brothers, Rev. Lynn Stephens (Mary) of Fleetwood, North Carolina and Glynn Stephens (Cheryl) of Bosier City, Louisiana; four nephews, Kyle Stephens, Eric Stephens, Jarrett Stephens and Darren Higgs; two nieces, Michelle Taylor (Ryan) and Natasha Poe (Brandon); eight great-nieces and two great-nephews.

Visitation was Friday, Aug. 14, 2020 from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at Society Hill Baptist Church.

Online condolences and a guest registry are available at www.saultersmoorefuneralhome.com