Stephen Wayne Chennault

August 8, 1951 ~ December 30, 2020 (age 69)


Stephen Wayne Chennault was born August 8, 1951 in Guthrie, Oklahoma to Nallen Wayne and Marilyn Lucile (Miller) Chennault. He passed away on Thursday, December 30, 2020. He was 69.

A memorial service will be held Friday, January 8, 2021, at 3:00 P.M. at True Gospel Tabernacle with Rev. William Monden officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to Whitt Funeral Home/Oakcrest Cremation Center.

Stephen graduated from Guthrie High School. During his working career, he held several jobs. He was a waste water operator at the City of Guthrie Water Plant. He loaded trucks when he worked for Cain's Coffee and was also a custodian for Midco. He was very creative, making antennas and used car batteries as a source of electricity. He loved C.B. radios. He was a preacher's kid and loved it. He attended church at United Pentecostal Church of Guthrie where his father was the preacher. Stephen was a prankster. He loved his family dearly, but he was always pulling pranks on them. He was silly and funny and kept his family laughing. Stephen was a wonderful dad to his children and will definitely be missed but never forgotten.

He was preceded in death by his parents and son-in-law, Chris Benton.

Stephen is survived by his children: Rebecca Benton of Duncan; Shelly Chennault of Duncan; Nate Chennault of Duncan; James Chennault of Guthrie; Joel Chennault and wife Jenny of Guthrie; Angela Johnston of Duncan; grandchildren: Andrew Benton and wife Cierra; Anna Benton; Matthew Spencer; Breanna Spencer; Nicole Spencer, all of Duncan; great grandchildren, Grayson Benton, Alexzander Spencer, Emalee Spencer, Addison Spencer, Linley Shahan, Cole Bryant; brother, Jon Chennault and wife Christy of Guthrie; and sister, JoAnna Segura of Fort Worth, Texas.

Memorial contributions can be made to Tupelo Children's Mansion, 1801 E. Main Street, Tupelo, MS 38804.

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