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Obituary for Alton Parker Stephenson, Jr.

ALTON PARKER STEPHENSON, JR., 82 of Pylesville, MD died in his home on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. Married on July 4, 1956, he was the beloved husband of Mona (Weeks) Stephenson for nearly 63 years.

Born April 1, 1936 in Raleigh, NC, he was a son of the late Alton Parker and Wheless (Ogburn) Stephenson. A passion for woodturning, Alton was a talented craftsman and taught Industrial Arts (wood shop and drafting) for 34 years at North Harford High School. He was also the high school Senior Class Advisor before retiring in August 1992. Well liked by the student body, Mr. Stephenson mentored many former students into their future careers. Alton was a member of Christ Our King Presbyterian Church, Bel Air, MD

In addition to his wife, he is survived by;

A daughter, Danielle Stephenson Lowden (husband, Chris) of Raleigh, NC

A brother, I.W. Stephenson (wife, Margaret) of Montery, TN

Four grandchildren: Eric (23), McKenna (17), Sophie (13) and Tori (9) Lowden

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Batten Disease Support and Research Association, 2780 Airport Drive, Suite 342, Columbus, Ohio, 43219. Donations may be mailed by check to the above address or made online by going to