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Mercedes Layne Whitaker Stephens


Mercedes Layne Whitaker Stephens age 24 of Salyersville, Kentucky, wife of Charles Stephens, passed away Monday, July 27, 2020 at her home.  She was born November 14, 1995 in Lexington, Kentucky to Shane and Tracy Helton Whitaker.  Survivors also include, her maternal grandparents,  Shirley "Mamaw" Helton, Edgar "Pappy" (Sharron) Helton, paternal grandparents, Darrell "Paw" Whitaker, Kathy "Nana" Whitaker, aunt Jill Whitaker, uncle Shawn Helton, three cousins, Alexandria Risner, Brady Helton, Presley Helton, three special friends, Kourtney Howard, Courtney Gray, and Carly Smith.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 31, 2020 from the First Community Baptist Church with Lindsey Meade, and Wayne Meade officiating.  Burial will follow in the Helton Family Cemetery at Lick Creek, Kentucky.  Friends may visit the church after 6:00 P.M. Thursday, July 30, 2020 and any time prior to funeral services on Friday.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Magoffin County Funeral Home. 

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