Mary Alice Stevens

Mary Alice Stevens

HEATH: A memorial service for Mary Alice Stevens, age 84, of Heath will be held on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. at the Heath Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta-Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service with Pastor Tom Olson officiating.

Mrs. Stevens passed away Thursday, November 15, 2012 at Chapel Grove Inn. She was born September 9, 1928 to the late Coral and Vera (Mooney) Cotterman.

Mrs. Stevens graduated from Newark High School and worked as a dental assistant for most of her life. She volunteered at the TB Sanitarium and with the TWIGS organization at Licking Memorial Hospital. Mary enjoyed playing cards and fishing trips with her late husband, Gene. She loved helping special needs children and also served as a Brownie leader. Mary was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church and the Red Hat Society.

She is survived by her daughter, Lori Bowling (Kristopher Keckly) of Heath and son, Tim (Debbie) Stevens of Newark; granddaughters, Katie Gromacki, Jessica (Zach) Goff and Sara Bowling; grandsons, Spencer Stevens and Reid Stevens; and great granddaughter, Cali Hershey.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene "Gene" K. Stevens in 2008; and by a sister, Betty Walser.

Friends may call from 4-6 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home, 1249 Hebron Road, Heath.

Many thanks to the caregivers of Hospice and Chapel Grove Inn for their dedication and support of our family.

Memorial contributions may be made to Odyssey Hospice, 717 N. Harwood, Suite 1500, Dallas, TX 75201.

Please visit www.hendersonvanatta.com to view a memorial and to leave a message of condolence for the family.


Published in the Advocate on Nov. 18, 2012