Stephanie Renee Marshburn

September 2, 1955 - June 20, 2023

09/02/1955 - 06/20/2023

Past Services

Friday June 23, 2023
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie
205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910
252-332-3122 | Directions
A Private Family Burial
Saturday June 24, 2023
Highland Memorial Gardens
US 13 South, 109 Ward Road
Ahoskie, NC 27910
Funeral Service
Saturday June 24, 2023
11:00 am
Chapel of Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie
205 NC Hwy 42 West
Ahoskie, NC 27910
Additional Information:

Rev. Jason Villegas will be officiating the service.

AHOSKIE, NC – Stephanie Renee Bridger Marshburn, a beloved member of the community, passed away on June 20, 2023, at her home, at the age of 67. Stephanie was born on September 2, 1955, in Cleveland, Tennessee, to the late Paul and Willa Bridger. Her loving and generous spirit touched the lives of many, and her legacy will be cherished for years to come.

Stephanie’s career as a Registered Nurse with Hertford County Health Department Home Health and Golf coach at Ridgecroft School for two years exemplified her passion for helping others.  Having taken several classes in art, Stephanie was an accomplished artist, which she enjoyed in her spare time. She was also a past director and faithful volunteer at the Ahoskie Food Pantry. Stephanie was an active member of Ahoskie United Methodist Church, which she attended regularly and where she found comfort and solace in her faith.

Stephanie was a devoted wife to Don Marshburn and a loving mother to her two sons, Chad (Melissa) Marshburn of Liberty, SC, and Nick (Kristina) Marshburn of Winterville, NC. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, Wynn Marshburn and Owen Marshburn of Liberty, SC, as well as McKenzie Marshburn and Clara Marshburn of Winterville, NC. Stephanie is also survived by her two sisters, Robin (Robert) Winslow of Sunbury, NC, and Rhonda (Scott) Powell of Eure, NC, as well as her brother-in-law, Morris (Toni) Marshburn of Wake Forest, NC. She also leaves behind three nieces, Hannah (Dain) Winslow of Sunbury, NC, Willa Powell of Virginia, and Kara Marshburn of Raleigh, NC; and a nephew, Kyle (Ashley) Marshburn of Wilmington, NC.

The visitation for Stephanie will be held on Friday, June 23, 2023, from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 24, 2023, at 11:00 am at the Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC, with Rev. Jason Villegas officiating. A private, family burial will be in Highland Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made directly to ECU Health Home Health & Hospice, 521 Myers Street, Ahoskie, NC, 27910 or you may donate online by clicking here to honor Stephanie’s lifelong dedication to healthcare and helping others.

Stephanie will be deeply missed by her loved ones and all who knew her. Her memory will live on through the countless lives she touched and the kindness she showed to all.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Marshburn family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting


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Stephanie Ann Lambert
9 months ago

Don,I am so sorry to hear about Renee’s passing,,I will never forget the time we worked together at the Health department and how she was so supportive during the time my daughter was diagnosed with CF. Renee was truly an angel on earth. RIP sweet friend

Kristine Burton
9 months ago

Our thoughts are with Don, Chad and Nick at this time of loss. Remembering Renee as a beautiful wife and mother, avid Braves fan and a love of golf.

Rick and Debbie Vick
9 months ago

Don and family.we were so sorry to hear about Renee.She was always such a joyful person and a delight to be around.

Amy Vick-Long
9 months ago

I am sorry to hear this. I had the pleasure of working with Renee at RCH on the 2nd floor. She was a wonderful nurse and had the sweetest spirit. May God comfort your family during this time of loss.

Linda St John
9 months ago

Dear Don and family,
My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Linda St John.

Holly Woglom
9 months ago

I was so shocked to see the news!! Always have fond memories of her and the whole family. Please know that my thoughts are with you and the family.

Carrie Buck
9 months ago

Don, Chad & Nick –

We are so sorry to hear of Renee’s passing. She was a wonderful loving friend. We enjoyed many good times together and lots of laughs. She was a joy to be around. Our thoughts and prayers will continue to be with you and the family.

W. Red Gilbert Sr.
9 months ago

Kindness, beauty, gentility, charm.. All these things and more come to mind when I think of Cousin Renee. Comforting to know you are in the arms of Uncle Paul, Willa, Nana, Gaggy Darlene, a host of others and your Lord. You will be missed. The world is a better place for you having been in it.

Wanda B Knight
9 months ago

My deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Stephanie. May God wrap His arms of comfort around each of you during this time of bereavement.

Willa Powell
9 months ago

Sending so much love and prayer to everyone. I hope that the coming years are easy and full of love and warmth. ❤️ Willa