Loyd R. Stephens, 88, of Glezen, IN entered eternal rest on August 17, 2006 at 3:45 P. M. at Good Samaritan Nursing Home.

He was born on April 28, 1918 in Pike Co, in. to Cark and Essie (Powers) Stephens.

He was a retired coal miner from Kings Station mine after 25 years of service.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Vaunda Daughty; brother, Rev. Orien “Buss” Stephens; and his wife the former Julia Elizabeth Smith Stephens in 1993.

Surviving family:  Son and daughter–in-law, Vernon and Ruby Stephens of Winslow, IN; daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Russell Simpson of Anderson, IN; sister, Wynonia “ Johnnie” Carter of Petersburg, IN; grandchildren, Amanda Potts, Mitchell Stephens, John Stephens, Michael Stephens, Brian Simpson, Chris Simpson, Andrew Simpson; nine great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, August 22, 2006 at Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel in Oakland City, IN, with burial in Walnut Hills Cemetery in Petersburg, IN, Rev. Jack Hamm officiating.

Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 P.M. Monday and from 8:00 A.M.until services on Tuesday at the Chapel.