Stevens, Margaret (2008)

Obituary of Margaret Stevens ~ 2008

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Margaret Stevens, 84, of Marion passed away Tuesday October 14, 2008 at Autumn Care of Marion. She was a loving sister and a friend to everybody. She was born on March 23, 1924 in McDowell County, NC to the late Baxter Clayton Stevens and Nellie Putnam Stevens. Ms. Stevens retired from Smokey Mountain Hosiery Mill, and she loved to decorate. In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her twin sister Marjorie Johnson and two brothers, Jack and Tracy Stevens.

Surviving are two brothers, Brown Lowe Stevens and Marvin Stevens and wife Hazel; two sisters, Marcella S. Johnson and Valerie Young; one sister-in-law Rosa Lee Stevens all of Marion; numerous nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews, whom she loved very much; and her beloved dog Susie.

Services were held at 11:00 AM on Friday October 17, 2008 in McCall Memorial Chapel at Kirksey Funeral Home with Lynn Young officiating. Burial followed at Johnson Family Cemetery. The family received friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Flowers are welcome, however, donations will be accepted by Hospice of McDowell County 575 Airport Rd. Marion, NC 28752.

Kirksey Funeral Home in Marion is assisting the family. Words of comfort may be shared with the Stevens family at www.mem.com.

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday October 22, 2008 Volume 14 # 42