John Thelbert Stedman
Funeral Date: 2/1/2019

John Thelbert Stedman, age 90, of Austin, AR, died Monday, January 28, 2019, at St. Vincentís North in Sherwood, AR. He was born February 26, 1928, in Johnsville, AR, a son of the late John Wesley Stedman and Hazel Rodgers Stedman. He was a World War II Army veteran serving as a paratrooper, a retired building manager for Simmons First National Bank, a member of Macedonia Baptist Church, a former district governor for Lions Clubs, and was active in World Services For the Blind. Also preceding him in death was his wife Ruby Lynn Stephenson Stedman who he married July 12, 1947, a daughter Judy Stedman, a brother Wilburn Daniel Stedman, and sisters Laverne Cornish and Mary Dean Castleberry. Survivors are one daughter Peggy Eddy and spouse Darrell of Cabot, AR. Two sisters Zula Mae Johnson and Brucelle George both of Warren, AR. Nine grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren, and eight great-greatgrandchildren. Graveside service was 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 1, at Greenhill Cemetery with Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. Arrangements were by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were John Kenneth Holland, John George, Chad Eddy, Dewayne Eddy, Corey Hornaday, and Danny Stedman. Memorials are preferred to World Services for the Blind, 2811 Fair Park Boulevard, Little Rock, AR, 72204.



Name: Donna Miles
Message: All of us at HairCuts&More send our deepest sympathies

Name: Sam & Brenda Mercer
Message: Praying for Gods Peace to be with you during this time

Name: Linda Pennington-Jones
Message: Zula,Brucelle and family so sorry about Mr. John he was a nice man who loved his family.May God be with each of you.You are all in my prayers

Name: Patsy Smith

Name: Lavern and Reba Rice

Name: Doug & Beth Langdon
Message: Our thoughts & prayers are with each of you!

Name: Tammy Evans Hensley

Name: Janie Stedman
Message: Prayers with you all. I so enjoyed getting to know John a few years back. May he rest in peace

Name: Sherry Glennon Starks
Message: Peggy, Brucelle, and Zula, I am so sorry for your loss, but happy for Uncle Tubby. He is rejoicing with his Lord. Iím praying that God gives you peace and comfort. Love you all!

Name: Janet Jones Scherm
Message: Wonderful man and our neighbor in Pine Bluff. Prayers for the family.