Judith W. Stephens, 85 of Woodsfield, Ohio passed away Friday February 19, 2021 at Arbors of Woodsfield. She was born March 16, 1935 near Batesville in Noble County Ohio a daughter of the late Henry & Adeline Graham Arick.

She was a 1953 graduate of Batesville High School. She worked as a telephone operator for Bell Telephone in Barnesville, Ohio and as a clerk for the former KV Store in Woodsfield. She was a member of the Woodsfield First United Methodist Church, and the VFW Auxiliary Post 5303.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Curtis (Sharkey) Stephens – March 17, 2017, siblings Jacob Arick, Lois Perkins, Kathleen Wittenbrook, Vivian Gallagher, and Patricia Douglass.

She is survived by three sons; Jeffrey Stephens of Woodsfield, Roger (Holly) Stephens of Dover, Ohio, and David (Kristal) Stephens of Woodsfield, one brother William Arick of Quaker City, Ohio, four grandchildren; Jordan (Alesa) Stephens, Trent (Emma McCoy) Stephens, Kayley (Sam) Nardo, and Lydia Stephens, two step grand- children, three great grand- children, six step great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Monday at the Bauer-Turner Funeral Home 100 S. Paul St. Woodsfield, Ohio where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday with Rev. David Cottrell officiating. Burial will follow in Oaklawn Cemetery Woodsfield. www.bauer- turner.com

Memorial contributions may be made to: First United Methodist Church, 136 N. Main St. Woodsfield, Ohio 43793.