Mary Ruth Stephens

Mary Ruth Stephens (Holbrooks)

Monday, June 21st, 1937 - Tuesday, May 5th, 2020
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Mary Ruth Holbrooks Stephens, age 82, of Demorest, passed away on Tuesday, May 5, 2020.

Born on June 21, 1937, in Mount Airy, Georgia she was a daughter of the late Alex Andrew and Minnie Gertrude Ayers Holbrooks. Mrs. Stephens was owner and operator of Steven’s Feed and Grain. She was a lifelong resident of Habersham County and of the Baptist faith.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, William Furman Stephens; brothers: Billy, Raymond, Winford, Andrew “Junior”, and William “Slim” Holbrooks; and sister, Ruby Stamey.

Survivors include her sisters-in-law, Evelyn Holbrooks of Baldwin, Louise Holbrooks of Cornelia and Frances Holbrooks; several nieces and nephews.

In consideration of public health and safety, a private family graveside service will be held at Yonah Memorial Gardens with Dr. Kenneth Franklin officiating.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

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    Yonah Memorial Gardens
    255 Historic Highway 441 N
    DEMOREST, GA 30535
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Patricia Garrett

Posted at 05:00pm
I will miss you my sweet aunt Mary I love you so much.

Mari Mincey-Justus

Posted at 08:00am
Our deepest condolences to the family for your loss.
She ran her own business for many years accomplishing and surviving more than most could have done.
She was a strong spunky lady of unique stature.

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