Tanya's last Facebook post, made one day before her death --

Just let everyone know I have sage 3 cancer in I can not do this chemo and radiation treatment any more it kill me all in side

Tanya Jane Stephens-Ward


Age 28 of Toccoa, GA and formerly of Albion, MI passed away on Friday, December 8, 2017. Tanya was born on December 14, 1989 at Foote Hospital in Jackson, MI to Wanda (Catt) and James Stephens. She is survived by her children Allen, Kayla, and Katie, husband Jarrod Ray Ward, along with siblings Rebecca Hall, Donna Weishaupt, Jessica Ackley, and Jesse Ray Stephens. Tanya was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents Julie and Bill Catt, and Irene and Herbert Stephens, and many aunts, uncles and cousins. Services honoring Tanya's life will be held at 2:30 pm on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at the Leslie Funeral Home with Pastor Delmer Mann officiating. The family will greet friends beginning at 1:00 pm. A time of fellowship will follow the service.