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Frederick Stephens

Services will be held Saturday for Frederick Stephens, better known as Lil Chop-Chop, Freddie and Masuckie, who died Nov. 18, 2012.

The first viewing is from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Leonard B. Francis Armory in Nazareth, St. Thomas

The second viewing is at 9 a.m. Saturday at Wesley Methodist Church in Tutu, with the service at 10 a.m. at the same location

Burial will be at Western Cemetery No. 1

Anyone who plans to attend the viewing at the armory must bring a valid ID.

He is survived by his devoted and loving wife, Janice Clause-Stephens; daughters, Angela, Joynesha and Sherriane Stephens; son, Masuckie Stephens; stepson, Romeo Guishard Jr.; sisters, Hattie Stephens, Sonia Malone, Phyllis Pickering and Laverne Stephens Reed-Clarke, Janet Potter; brothers, Elmo Potter, Basil Blyden, Alfred Potter, James Stephens Jr.; grandchildren; Joyneshia's baby, Seejah, Abyjah and Chimisha Chery Stephens; stepgrandson, Carter Guishard; mother-in-law, Ina Nibbs-Clause of Slaney Hill, Tortola; sisters-in-law, Lorecia Krigger-Stephens, Maria Clause- Simmonds, Beryl Hodge-Callwood and Adrienne Hodge-Duchene, brothers-in-law, Walter Malone, Aubrey Pickering Sr., John Hodge, Joseph Hodge, Charles Hodge, Rudy Clause, Graciano Clause and Joseph L. Simmonds; special nieces and nephew, Norecia Simmonds, Geannine Reid, Selina Fuller, Denise Adams, Bernard Stephens and Aubrey Pickering Jr.; special stepnephew, Alvion "Al" Dawson; other nieces and nephews, Lynell Pickering, Lori Pickering, Lorita Pickering, Tracy Malone Martin, Lynn Malone Barnes, Tonia

Malone Stanley, Susan Potter, Walsra Stephens, Anthony Stephens, Shawun Stephens, Lex A. Malone, Gregory, Gabriel and Gerard Reed, Alfred Potter II; attentive, loving and dedicated caretakers, Ms. Jackie Francis and Ms. Jackie Krigger; and many other friends and relatives too numerous to mention.

In lieu of flowers, make donations to Charlotte Kimelman Cancer Institute on St. Thomas. Additionally, anyone wishing to memorialize Frederick Stephens may send tributes to

Arrangements are by Turnbull's Funeral Home.

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