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She attended Mansfield High School Jill Marie (Clouse) Stephens, daughter of James Roy and Meredith Sue (Dedmon) Clouse, was born May 8, 1973, in Greene County. She departed this life Thursday, Dec. 7, 2006, in Des Moines, Iowa, at the age of 33.
On Sept. 9, 2005, she was united in marriage to Floyd Stephens.
Jill is survived by her husband, Floyd, of the home; a son, Tyree Sharp, of Springfield; a daughter, Raine Clouse, of Mansfield; her parents, Roy and Sue Clouse, of Mansfield; four sisters, Sherry Sharp, and her husband, Randall, Karen Clouse and Willie Carter, all of Springfield, Missouri, Jan Hobbs, and her husband, Kenneth, of Stuart, Fla., and Julie Roy and her husband, Randall, of Mansfield; her maternal grandparents, G.A. and Virginia Dedmon, of Mansfield; her paternal grandparents, James and Dee Clouse, of Mansfield; a number of nieces and nephews; as well as a host of other relatives and friends.
She attended Mansfield High School and graduated with the class of 1991. She was a former employee of the Greene County Division of Family Services.
The farm on Sycamore Drive where Jill grew up was the love of her childhood and the dream of her adult life.
Her heritage is one of Christian love, and at an early age she accepted Christ and was baptized.
Funeral services for Jill Marie Stephens were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Holman-Howe Chapel, Mansfield, with the Rev. Gary Dedmon officiating. Interment was in Mansfield Cemetery under the direction of Holman-Howe.