Karol Stephenson Dean, 48, died Saturday at her home.
She was born in Wake County, the daughter of Karl Talmus Stephenson and Linda Smith Stephenson of Raleigh. A loving wife, mother, daughter and sister, her world revolved around her family.
Funeral Service will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at Bryan-Lee Funeral Chapel, Garner. Burial will follow at Montlawn Memorial Park.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband and soul mate of 33 years, Tim L. Dean; her beloved son, Conner Dean; sister, Kay Lee and husband, Robbie of Garner; niece, Gabrielle Lee and nephew, Grayson Lee; brother-in-law, Glenn Dean and family; sister-in-law, Wandra Stevens and family; her dachshunds, Pagan and Patches that she loved so dearly and her border collie, Duncan, who she is with now.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday at Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Garner.
Tim’s heart is broken but he takes comfort in knowing that one day they will be together for eternity.
Flowers are appreciated or memorial contributions may be made to the SPCA, 200 Petfinder Lane, Raleigh, NC 27603.
Condolences to the family may be made at www.bryan-leefuneralhome.com