Ernest Alvin Stephens, age 80, of Mountain Pine, Arkansas, passed away on Friday, July 24, 2020 at National Park Medical Center in Hot Springs. He was born on September 4, 1939, in Natchitoches, Louisiana to the late Edwin Donald Stephens and Nonie McDonald Stephens.
Ernest was a loving father, grandfather, son, brother, Uncle and friend to many. He was a Brick Mason by trade and loved the great outdoors.
He is survived by children; Kathy, Lynn, Ernest Jr. and wife Nikki, Ranell and partner Julie, Terri and husband Tony, his grandchildren; Chanell, Shelia and husband Bubba, Josh, Tyler, Joey and Justin, his great-grandchildren; Damein, Devin, Kassie, Will, Gunner, Kayne, and Stella, his long term partner Madge, Patrick and Wife Tacha, Diana, Papa Ernie to John, wife and kids, Elizabeth and kids, Nicholas and Poppy to Riley Marie; Host of Nieces, Nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers; Donald, Thomas, Otis, Sonny and Joe and sisters; Jewel, Mildred, Emma Dee, Fay, and Estelle.
A family hosted memorial will be held at a later date.
Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400.