Willie Mae Stepney

Sunrise: October 23, 1942

Sunset: May 27, 2019

Willie Mae Stepney peacefully passed on to heaven on Monday, May 27, 2019 at the age of 76.She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Stepney, Sr.; her parents, Adris
and John Burton;her sister, Mary Scott; and her brother, Clinton Burton.

Willie Mae was a loving and devoted mother to her sons, Joseph, John (Shawn), and James; a loving grandmother to Emanuel, Elijah, and Isaiah Stephney, and also Roddrick and Keevin Hood. She was also survived by her brother John Burton (Evangeline), and her sister Viola Reid, and several nieces and nephews.

Willie Mae received her R.N. at DePaul Medical Center, and worked there a short time before dedicating the rest of her life to caring for two of her sons, Joseph and James.Willie Mae had
a personal relationship with God, referring to him as “The Big Guy”, and often talked about the Book of Job, and how she admired his strength and continued faithfulness, even though he had many obstacles. Willie Mae always had an encouraging word or just a way to make people smile.

May she rest in Heaven.
Love, The Family

Viewing Friday, May 31, 2019 Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Graveside Service Saturday, June 1, 2019 2:00pm Calvary Cemetery 1600 St. Julian Avenue Norfolk, VA 23504 Interment Calvary Cemetery 1600 St. Julian Avenue Norfolk, VA 23504

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    The Edmonds Family says

    We send you our deepest sympathy. Although this is a very sad time for the family, the Bible provides the finest basis for encouragement.. At 2 Corinthians 1:3, 4, it calls God “the God of all comfort.” Just imagine, being comforted by a God that knows what we need and gives it to us at the right time to help us cope. I hope this thought brings you and your family some comfort.

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    GG says

    I offer my condolences in behalf of your loved one. Such a loss causes many tears and pain. I hope you find comfort in Isaiah 25:8..the Almighty God promises to wipe away your tears and swallow up death forever. May God provide you with comfort and strength for the days ahead, Psalm 29:11

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