Marion H. “Steve” Stephenson, 91, of Orange, passed away Sunday, May 17, 2009 at his residence. Cremation arrangements were under the direction of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange. A family memorial service is planned for mid-summer.

Steve was born on May 21, 1917 to Earl and Nona Stephenson in Wright City, Okla. After serving in the Unitd States Army during World War II, he worked as an electrician. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and worked with the General Services Administration overseeing maintenance in Post Office buildings in some of the larger Texas cities. Steve loved Southeast Texas, his fishing place at Toledo Bend and hearing about his children and grandchildren. 

Steve is preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Arvesta Stephenson. 

He is survived by Carolyn Main of Hanover, Ill., Louetta Ciaramella of Pittsburg, Pa., Mary Holland of Orange, Frank Myers of Hattiesburg, Miss. and Nancy Dickey of Houston.

This big family wishes to thank Linda Hughes with Meals on Wheels and the Amedysis Care Group for their services love and patience.