Forsyth . . .  Joy Renee Stephens Caswell passed away Saturday, November 12, 2016.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 16, 2016, at Monroe County Memorial Chapel with burial in Monroe Hills Memorial Gardens.  Rev. Franklin Etheridge will officiate. The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service at Monroe County Memorial Chapel.

Renee, the daughter of the late Jefferson Zedock Stephens and Thelma Ida Ramsey Stephens, was born July 6, 1955, in Forsyth, Georgia.  Her husband, Marcus Caswell preceded her in death.  She was a 1973 graduate of Mary Persons High School and was a healthcare worker.

Survivors include her children, Jonathan Neko (Nicole) Lundy of Augusta, Justin (Dawn) Lundy of Daytona Beach, Florida and Marcus (Miyah) Ross of Cincinnati, Ohio, sisters, Carol Stephens of Macon and Kathi (Charlie) Hodges of Atlanta; brother, Jimmy (Ann Childre) Stephens of Forsyth; and six grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to The Salvation Army, 1955 Broadway, Macon, GA 31206.

The family may be contacted at the residence of Jimmy and Ann Childre Stephens,

2214 Hwy 42 South, Forsyth Georgia 31029.

Please visit www.monroecountymemorialchapel.com to express tributes.

Monroe County Memorial Chapel has charge of arrangements.