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Obituaries

April 4, 2013

Jerry Stevenson

— Jerry Wayne Stevenson, 69, of Ardmore died Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at home.

Born Tuesday, Sept. 28, 1943, in Ardmore, Tenn., he was the son of the late Alton Stevenson and the late Alma King. He was a lifelong resident of the Ardmore area and was a deacon of Wooley Springs Baptist Church in Toney. He enjoyed camping, his church and church family, and especially his kids and grandkids. He loved his Super A Farmall tractor.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to Wooley Springs Baptist Church Building Fund, 28025 Bethel Road, Toney, Al 35773.

Survivors include his wife, Marie Tanner Stevenson of Ardmore; sons, Kevin Stevenson of Decatur and Jody Stevenson of Bowling Green, Ky.; twin brother, Perry Stevenson and wife Nancy of Ardmore; grandchildren, Paige and David Posey, Tanner Stevenson, Courtney Pettus, and AJ Pettus; great-grandchild, Braylee Posey; honorary grandchildren, Leigh Bolling Dougherty, Drew Bolling, Erin Cornelison, Brooke Norton, Matthew Smith and Ella Christopher; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Wooley Springs Baptist Church in Toney with Tony Boyles officiating. Burial will be in Hasting Cemetery in Ardmore.

Visitation is from 5-9 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at Wooley Springs Baptist Church.

Sign the online guestbook at http://www.ardmorechapel.com.

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