Margie E. (Todd) Stephens, 88, Fallbrook, CA, died Saturday, September 14, 2013 at Fallbrook Hospital, Fallbrook, California.
She was born March 2, 1925 at Sampsel, Missouri and moved to St, Joseph, Missouri in June 1933.
After attending Lafayette High School, she was a telephone operator for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company and later worked for J.C. Penny Company.
On November 28, 1946 she married Warren E. Stephens in St. Joseph, Missouri. She was a member of the Second Presbyterian Church, where she served as secretary and on the Board of Deacons. She was also active in Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts, and in genealogy work. Margie was a charter member of the Fire Fighter Auxiliary and served as their first treasurer. She and her husband moved to Fallbrook, California near San Diego, in April 1990.
Margie was preceded in death by her parents, Leroy Sr. and Alice M. Todd; son, James W. Stephens; brothers, Leroy Jr., Robert O., and Don L. Todd; and sisters, Dorothy M.Todd and June Meade.
She is survived by Warren, her husband of 67 years; daughter, Kathryn J. Eichstedt, Fallbrook, California; grandchildren, Douglas Lindsey and Kelly Lindsey (Robert Frost); great-grandchildren, Katelyn, Kristina, Ashlee, and Luke Lindsey; sister, Betty Carnes; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside Service and Interment will be held at a later date. Services under the direction of Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.