Stephanie Brooke Steenbergen

Stephanie Brooke Steenbergen

June 9, 1986 - March 7, 2018

 Stephanie Brooke Steenbergen, 31, passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2018.  Born June 9, 1986, she was the daughter of Gary and Earlene Snyder Steenbergen.  

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Edwin P. and Pauline Bright Steenbergen; great grandparents, Henry and Cecil Stepp and Fred and Mossie Snyder; and a beloved uncle, Ed Stepp.

In her early years, Stephanie was active in fundraising for the Boy Scouts Troop 457.   Always wanting to help others, she was also a teen volunteer for Baptist Regional Medical Center where her efforts earned her recognition as the Teen Volunteer of the Year for two consecutive years.  She was a 2004 graduate of South Laurel High School where she was actively involved in band and choir, earning All-State Band and All-State Choir participation.  Later, she completed 77 credit hours at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College. 

In addition to her father and mother, she leaves behind her brother, Chris Steenbergen; niece, Celika Steenbergen; nephew, Caine Steenbergen; niece, Ava Steenbergen; nephew, Bishop Steenbergen; grandparents, Earl and Ohler Snyder; uncle, Roger (Tammy) Snyder; uncle, Larry (Konnie) Snyder; uncle, John (Sherri) Snyder; uncle, Jerry (Jennifer) Snyder; aunt, Karen (Rick) Davis; uncle, Edwin Keith Steenbergen; and aunt, Gail Jackson.  She is also survived by a special friend, Jessica Nichole; as well as many beloved cousins, her church families at Dorthae Pentecostal Church and New Hope Ministries Church of God, other relatives, and numerous friends.  She will be forever missed and deeply mourned.   

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 P.M. Sunday, March 11, 2018, in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Billy Evans, Brenda Baird, Pastor Paula Farmer, and Pastor Michael Addison officiating.  Burial will follow in Horse Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with Jon Taylor, Aaron Snyder, Nick Snyder, Korey Snyder, Travis Howard, Michael Carter, and Caine Steenbergen serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 12 – 3 P.M. Sunday at Hart Funeral Home, located at 1011 Master Street in Corbin.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Gideons International P.O. Box 1184 Corbin, KY 40702.


  • Denny Liford
    Posted at 23:40h, 09 March Reply

    Deepest condolences in this time of enormous loss. Prayers for peace and comfort.

  • Jack and Peggy Sellards
    Posted at 00:09h, 10 March Reply

    Gary and Earlene and loved ones,
    We are praying for you. Our compassion and prayers will continue in the upcoming days.
    In Jesus,
    Jack and Peggy Sellards

    • Imogene Messer
      Posted at 04:52h, 10 March Reply

      Heartfelt condolences to the family & friends of this beautiful young lady.

  • Christine Sizemore
    Posted at 00:38h, 10 March Reply

    Thoughts love hugs and prayers for you all.

  • Caroline Mayes-Cooper and family
    Posted at 01:06h, 10 March Reply

    Our hearts are with Gary, Earlene, and all those who love Stephanie.

  • Brenda Wilson (Fields)
    Posted at 01:15h, 10 March Reply

    So sorry to hear this. You all are in my prayers. God give you strength to get through this. Love and prayers.

  • Ismail and Cathy Eldahan
    Posted at 01:15h, 10 March Reply

    My wife and I send our deepest sympathies. May your daughter rest in peace and may all of you who loved her so dearly find peace and comfort. We are praying for you.

  • Dee Willis
    Posted at 01:18h, 10 March Reply

    Prayers going out to the family of this beautiful soul! You are in the arms of God now!!! You will surely be missed.

  • Trish Humphrey
    Posted at 01:21h, 10 March Reply

    I don’t even know the words to say except you all are in my prayers. I pray for peace & comfort. I’m so sorry

  • Gena Irvin
    Posted at 01:28h, 10 March Reply

    Stephanie was such a sweet and special young lady. I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for all her family.

  • Sophiahollin
    Posted at 01:28h, 10 March Reply

    So sorry to here this You all are in my prayers

  • Glenn Bright
    Posted at 01:48h, 10 March Reply

    Prayers to the family. God needed this beautiful angel and called her home. To all the family you are in my prayers

  • Glenna Bright
    Posted at 01:50h, 10 March Reply

    Prayers to the family. God needed this beautiful angel and called her home. To all the family you are in my prayers

  • Freda Mitchell
    Posted at 02:09h, 10 March Reply

    I am so heart broken for prayers for this family..I ember this beautiful girl from Hunter Hills Elementary. ..I worked with her grand mother Ohler Snyder. .God comfort you all .

  • Gary Harris
    Posted at 02:20h, 10 March Reply

    So sorry Gary and Earlene, praying for you all.

  • Christina Jones
    Posted at 02:24h, 10 March Reply

    She was a dear friend of mine since kindergarten & up, she will truly be missed always. She had a heart of gold & always cared & helped others all she could. I will hold the Steenbergen family in my prayers, Lord give this family strength Love you all.

  • Debbie Woods
    Posted at 02:26h, 10 March Reply

    Earlene, so sorry to hear about your loss. You and your family will be in my prayers. Praying that God will give you His peace and comfort.

  • Linda White
    Posted at 02:49h, 10 March Reply

    Stephanie was a beautiful lady and now she’s a beautiful angel. Nothing or no one can steal and destroy her sweet beautiful spirit. RIP ❤️

  • Donna Miller
    Posted at 03:40h, 10 March Reply

    Deepest sympathies for the family and friends.

    Posted at 04:45h, 10 March Reply

    praying for your you and family during this time of great sadness. may God’s grace redeem your hurt and pain and may God’s peace fill your heart with his comfort.

  • Karen Gregory Farris
    Posted at 04:49h, 10 March Reply

    Gary, Earlene and family,

    I am so deeply sorry for your loss. Stephanie is beautiful and her loving spirit is worshiping and praising the Lord. Time is not the same in Heaven as it is here on earth, so in the blink of an eye, we will all be with her in Glory for all Eternity. May God give you comfort and extraordinary strength for the days ahead. God bless each one of you.

    Love and prayers, Karen Gregory Farris

  • Tammy & Keith Capps
    Posted at 07:06h, 10 March Reply

    Praying for all. We will always remember Stephanie for the beautiful person she was and will miss her deeply. Send our thoughts, love and prayers✝️

  • Diane partin
    Posted at 12:40h, 10 March Reply

    There are no words to express how deeply sorry I feel for all family and friends. You will be in my daily prayers.

  • Steven Fannon
    Posted at 17:55h, 10 March Reply

    Sorry to hear about your loss Gary, your family is in my prayers

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    Posted at 20:07h, 10 March Reply


  • Brenda Southern
    Posted at 20:22h, 10 March Reply

    Stephanie was fun to work with at BRMC a cute fun young girl. I am so sad to here about her. So sorry about your loss.

  • Tina Baker
    Posted at 20:26h, 10 March Reply

    I am so saddened to hear of your loss. I knew Stephanie when I worked at South Laurel High & Middle Schools. She was a very sweet and kind young lady. It was always a pleasure to talk with her. She had such a sweet spirit, and will be greatly missed.

  • Lisa Kirby
    Posted at 21:29h, 10 March Reply

    My heart is broken, she was such a sweetheart. My prayers go up for you and all your family. She is one of my favorite memories from teaching. I was so proud of her.

  • Toran Johnson
    Posted at 12:33h, 11 March Reply

    My heart goes out to you and your family Mr, Steenbergen. I may not have known her in person but the way you lit up when speaking about her, she had to be a wonderful person.

    Your family is in mines prayers.

  • Samantha Woods
    Posted at 13:17h, 11 March Reply

    I’m so very sorry to hear about her passing. It’s always such a tragedy when a loved one is taken far too soon.

  • Matt Belcher
    Posted at 15:38h, 11 March Reply

    Mawnie and I send our deepest condolences to you and all you’re family. We are praying for the peace that passes all understanding to fully surround and comfort you during these most difficult times and during the coming days, weeks and months. Blessings in the Love of Christ!

  • Ray and Edwina McDonnell
    Posted at 14:32h, 12 March Reply

    Gary, we were devastated to here about the passing of your daughter Stephanie. She was so young at 31. Our condolences and our prayers are with you and your family.

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