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Betty Stevens


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Betty Stevens Obituary
Betty L. Stevens

ZANESVILLE: Betty Lou Stevens, 82, of Zanesville, died at 10:20 P.M. on Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Genesis Hospice-Morrison House. She was born May 4, 1932, in Newark, a daughter of the late Roy A. and Bess Reisinger Stevens. She worked for Essex Wire, as a school bus driver, and as an in home caregiver, some of those she led to the Lord. She loved art and music, and attended the Cornerstone Full Gospel Church.

Surviving are her children, Nancy (Bill) Lamp Rambo of Zanesville, Steven Lamp of Zanesville, Don C. Lamp of St. Louisville, Jeff Lamp of Newark, Christina Glass Coleman of Zanesville, and her daughter-in-law whom she loved like a daughter, Lisa Lamp of Zanesville; seven grandchildren, Cherie and Danielle, Ashley, Eric, and Fritz, and Megan and Vincent; nine great grandchildren; and a sister Lenore Hamby.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters and three brothers.

The family will hold a memorial service at Cornerstone Full Gospel Church, with Pastor Steve Harrop officiating, at a later date. A dignified cremation has taken place and arrangements were entrusted to the BOLIN-DIERKES FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 1271 BLUE AVENUE, ZANESVILLE.

The family would like to say a special thank you to Genesis and to the Genesis Hospice-Morrison House. Memorial contributions in Betty's name may be made to Genesis Hospice-Morrison House: 713 Forest Avenue, Zanesville, Ohio 43701.

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"Prelude To Glory"

I've slipped off the surley

Bonds of earth, To go on a

Journey Far,

Tis awaiting me at Heaven's door

Beyond The Brightest Star.

My entrance to this glorious land

Will surely be complete,

When I meet the One that saved me,

And plucked me from defeat.

For He has promised me a home

A mansion if you will!

In that Shining City, beyond

The farthest hill.

There I'll join my mother, sisters

Brothers too,

I'll have to pinch my brand new

Body, just to know it's true!

My pilgrimage is o'er, the

Crown of Life I've won,

Ten thousand times ten thousand

Years, my life has just begun.

When you think of me, do it

With a smile,

For I hope to see you there,

In a little while.

-by Betty Stevens, written July, 2005

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Published in the Times Recorder on July 14, 2014
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