Karen Ruth Clark Stephany, 55, of Sunray, passed away on Sunday, October 1, 2017. Graveside services are scheduled for 11 o’clock in the morning on Friday, October 6, 2017 at Lane Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 o’clock until 8 o’clock in the evening on Thursday at Morrison Memorial Chapel in Sunray. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors.
Karen was born on April 11, 1962 in Dumas, TX to Roger and Maxie (Tidwell) Clark. She grew up in Sunray and graduated from Sunray High School. She later attended Amarillo College and received her associates degree. Karen was united in marriage to Peter Stephany on December 24, 1994 in Sunray, TX. To this marriage two children were born; the couple later divorced. Karen loved arts and crafts; she was very good at needlepoint and cross stitch. She was very active in sports while in high school and still holds the Sunray High School record for the hurdles. Karen was known for her great personality and had recently moved back to Sunray with her mother, whom she had a very close relationship with.
She was preceded in death by her father; daughters: Miranda Clark and Samantha May; brother: Tony Clark.
Karen is survived by her mother, Maxie Clark, of the home; children: Peter Timothy Stephany Jr and Erin Bailey Stephany, both of Altoona, FL; brother Curtis Clark and wife Tereasa of Edmond, OK; numerous other extended family members.
Maxine, I am sorry to hear that Karen passed away. I have many good memories of her. Shari and I talked about how much she loved us and how she treated us so well. My prayers are with you and your family.
Billy MayAmarillo, TX
Maxie and family,
I am sorry to hear of Karen's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you for comfort and strength. Karen was a loving and caring stepmom to Billy and I and was always supportive and there for us when we were younger. We knew we could count on Karen. She has a special place in my heart and always will. We did not keep in touch as we should have but I have happy memories of Karen.
Love and prayers for you
Shari Maylittle elm, TX
Maxie, So sorry to hear about your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family.
Karen and Randy FitzgeraldSunray, TX
Maxie and family, so very sorry to hear about Karen. I have so many wonderful memories of her throughout all of our childhood. She was a treasured friend and one who will be greatly missed. I smile at the thought of hearing her laughter and seeing her smile. I know she is rejoicing as she was reunited with Miranda and Samantha. Such sweet memories of her.........
Love and prayers to you all,
Sheryl Cartrite WinegarnerDarrouzett, TX
Sorry for your loss.
Vickie BrownSunray, TX
So sorry to hear of your loss. Have so many memories of Karen. Prayers for all your family.
Karen Ferguson ShaddemMineral welld, TX
Dear Maxie and family. I am so sorry for your loss. Karen has always held a special place in my heart. She was my first friend. I always so enjoyed being with her when we were little. I still have our first school pictures.
Our prayers and thoughts are dor you during this time.
Dee Ann McKee BriceDumas, TX
I am so sorry for the loss of your beloved Daughter. I have fond memories of you and of all the times you shared laughter with my Mother and me. I will be praying for peace for your family. Your friend,
Mallonee Kuykendall Mullins
Mallonee MullinsCanyon, TX
I was so sorry to hear about Karen. You and your family have been in my thoughts. My heart goes out to you in this trying time and may you, and your loved ones find the strength to get through this. I'll always remember the fun times we had. Karen always had that smile and laugh that would light up a room. She will be greatly missed. I pray for God to give you comfort and peace.
Lisa Elliott TeaffEdmond, OK
Dear Maxie & Curtis,
I was so sorry to hear about Karen. We had not seen each other in several years, I have thought of her often & I have so many wonderful memories of us growing up together. She was my dear friend & I loved her. I am praying for strength during this time for you both, for Karen's children & your family. With love Rebecca
Rebecca Washburn ClarkDallas, TX