Alma, NY - Lois E. Stephens, 73, of 178 Pump Station Road passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at Wellsville Manor Care Center following a battle with cancer. She was born February 12, 1946 in Wellsville the daughter of the late Albert D. and Nina (Goodnoe) Hurd. On June 27, 1946 in Allentown she married Eldon Clark Stephens who predeceased her on October 2, 2012.
Lois was raised in Andover and Alma, and was a graduate of Scio Central School. She was employed at Worthington Corporation in Wellsville from 1978 to 1981 and the Miller Brewing Company in Fulton from 1983 to 1994. She enjoyed bowling, cross-stitch, and spending time with her pets.
She is survived by three sons, James (Jessica) Stephens of Cortland, Christopher (Tina) Stephens, and Darcy (Michele) Stephens both of Fulton, seven grandchildren, Ryan Stephens, Rachele (Kyle) Vincent, Hunter Stephens, Samantha Lott, Alexis (Joey) Cummins, Sophia Lott, and Aidan Stephens, two great-grandchildren, Toby Cummins, and Ava Vincent, two sisters, Lynda Klemm, Ulysses, PA, and Loni Gaunther, of Michigan, as well as several nieces and nephews.
Friends are invited to call on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc. in Wellsville. A memorial service will follow visitation at 6:00 pm in the funeral home with Elva Cornell presiding. Burial will be in Knights Creek Cemetery in Scio. Please consider memorial donations to the Allegany County Office for the Aging. To leave online condolences, please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.