Some information regarding Anita Rae Brown (Stephens)
Anita Brown was born on March 19, 1953 to Mr. and Mrs. Joe B. Brown of Wichita Falls. Her engagement to Mr. Wannie H. Stephens, born November 24, 1946 in Prestonburg, Kentucky, was announced in the September 13, 1970 edition of the Wichita Falls Times. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Stevens.
Their wedding took place at Faith Baptist Church on Saturday, June 12, 1971. It was noted in the article that the groom was a former Marine who served four years in the Corps. Also mentioned was that Cynthia Ogle was Maid of Honor at the ceremony.
Anita and Wannie Stephens died in an automobile accident near Stephenville, TX on February 23, 1976. They left two young sons behind. The couple was buried at Riverside Cemetery in Wichita Falls.
Wichita Falls Times: 9/13/70, 6/14/71 & 2/26/76
Renee Watkins (Clark)
Anita was a good friend of mine in elementary school. I remember spending the night at her house. I knew she was no longer living, but did not know the cause. Thank you for your post.
Renee Watkins Clark