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Thelma Irene Stevenson

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Thelma Irene Stevenson, 89, long-time former resident of Center Point, went home to the Lord from the Brazil home of her granddaughter, Laurie Pleake, on Jan. 23, 2012, with family at her side.

She was born Oct. 30, 1922, in Clay County as the daughter of Chester and Zella Bullerdick McLain.

As long as health permitted, she was an active member of Ashboro United Methodist Church. Family and friends enjoyed her delicious potato salad, deviled eggs and cherry delight.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a baby brother, her first husband David C. Bell, who was killed in World War II, second husband Harold C. Stevenson, son-in-law Larry E. Maurer, and granddaughter Julie Stevenson Cooprider.

Survivors include daughters Phyllis Maurer, Center Point, and Catherine Lee, Mississippi, one son Chester Stevenson and wife Sue, Brazil, grandchildren Leanne (Russell) True, Steven (Kelly) Maurer, Christine (Marty) Heffner, Laurie (Jimmy) Pleake, David (Jeny) Stevenson and Kara (Jason) James, 16 great grandchildren with one more expected Nikki, Dustin, Austin, Jason, Kellsy, Mallory, Griffin, Jordan, Allie, Meredith, Ian, Kambree, Eli, Noah, Jadyn and Kailee, 6 great-great grandchildren Jordan, Sabrina, Sydney, Zachary, Makayla and Bentley, one sister Ruth Boyce and husband Wayne, Seelyville, and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m., Friday, Jan. 27, at Moore Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Saturday at the funeral home with Pastor Myron James officiating. Burial will follow at St. John's Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Ashboro United Methodist Church, Center Point Vol. Fire. Dept. or Hospice of Wabash Valley. Visit www.moorefuneralhomes.com to send condolences to the family.