Pauline “Snooks” Frederick Stephenson, 82, of Orange passed away Monday, May 16, at Orange Villa.

Funeral Services will be at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 18, at Calvary Baptist Church. Officiating will be the Rev. David Millner of Calvary Baptist Church, the Rev. Billy Hutson, minister Emeritus of Calvary Baptist Church and the Rev. Kevin Brown of First Baptist Church of Mauriceville. Interment will follow at Stephenson Cemetery in Duncan Woods.

A gathering of family and friends will be from 5 to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

Mrs. Stephenson was born June 8, 1928 in West Lake, LA to Edmond Harry Frederick, Sr. and Lena (Peveto) Frederick. She was a nurse for many years who enjoyed singing, playing the piano and spending time in the flower garden. She was married to Reverend F. A. Stephenson, Jr. for 53 years and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church for 20 years where she taught Sunday School. She also attended First Baptist Church of Mauriceville with her children.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Reverend F. A. Stephenson, Jr. and brother, Cass “Sonny Boy” E. Frederick.

Those left to cherish her memory are her sons and daughters-in-law, John Allen and Dianne Stephenson of Orange, David Lee and Judy Stephenson and Mark Francis and Norma Stephenson both of Mauriceville; four grandchildren and four great grandchildren. She is also survived by her brothers, Edmond “Tobe” H. Frederick, Jr. of Arkansas and John “Pete” A. Frederick of Mauriceville and sister, Emily Sue Trahan of Louisiana.

Serving as pallbearers will be Nathan Stephenson, Bryan Stephenson, Robert Stephenson, John Roy Frederick, Doug Frederick and Mike Shugart.