|Birth: ||Apr. 8, 1893|
|Death: ||Sep. 4, 1970|
Elmer married Maudie May SMILEY / SMILIE in 1915.
He grew up in Missouri & Indian Territory and lived in Cherokee County, Kansas & Joplin, Jasper, Missouri area all his life.
He talked about how he'd like to see California & Arizona, but never found the time to getaway from his jack-of-all trades life in Joplin.
Son of Wilford Stevens & Sarah Jane Boring he was a miner, carpenter, teamster, and loved to work on engines & hear them roar again.
On hot summer mornings, I'd go help him mend broken fences of the widows of his friends & that's the most fun I can remember as a kid. He'd always make me wear a hat to keep the sun off of my head. (this seemed to boil my brains, but at least they didn't bake)
He often had silver coins for us. I had a large collection of dollars, halves, quarters, dimes in my collection.
He seemed to always be doing something for somebody else so they wouldn't know he'd done it.
I guess I learned that from him.
Wilford Stevens (1839 - 1912)
Serah Jane Boring Stevens (1857 - 1939)
Maudie May Smiley Stevens (1897 - 1998)
Audrey Fern Stevens Brown (1916 - 2003)*
Virgil Everett Stevens (1918 - 1944)*
Elmer Lee Stevens (1921 - 1985)*
Bonnie June Stevens York (1923 - 1998)*
Gladys Wilma Stevens Johnson (1925 - 2010)*
Charles Winfred Stevens (1928 - 1983)*
Rebecca A Stevens (1857 - ____)**
James T Stevens (1859 - ____)**
Sylvania Alfrette Stevens McNeley (1863 - 1928)**
Walter Stevens (1864 - 1865)**
Fanny Ellen Stevens (1865 - ____)**
Lyde Stevens Malone (1875 - ____)*
Albert Eugene Stevens (1877 - 1942)*
Ira A Stevens (1878 - 1942)*
Walter Stevens (1880 - 1887)*
John Leroy Stevens (1881 - 1938)*
Fannie May Stevens Moon (1886 - 1925)*
Louis Stevens (1890 - 1890)*
Elmer Lawrence Stevens (1893 - 1970)
Lillie Alice Stevens Woodfin (1895 - ____)*
Fred Everett Stevens (1901 - 1963)*
Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery
Created by: Carol STEVENS
Record added: Sep 02, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15588721
Happy Birthday Grandpa. I loved your garage built with mineral specimens. We spent so many precious hours with you and Grandma. Love, Pat (T-Ann)|
Added: Apr. 8, 2015
Happy 122nd BirthDay, GrandPa ! ! !|
Added: Apr. 8, 2015
liz in brooklyn
Added: Jan. 5, 2013
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