Nov. 1, 1955 Meridian Lauderdale County Mississippi, USA
OBITUARY- Times Post, Houston, MS Nov. 3, 1955
Services were to be conducted from the Pleasant Grove Church at 2 pm this afternoon for Mrs. Sara Elizabeth Stevenson, widow of the late John L. Stevenson, who died at the East Mississippi State Hospital, Meridian, Tuesday, Nov. 1. She was 80 years of age and had lived in this county all of her life. The Rev. J. E. Rogers officiated. Burial was in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery with Houston Funeral Home in charge. Pallbearers were Curtis Crosthwait, Robert Hugh Kirby, Carl Kirby, Franklin Kirby, Jimmy Stevenson and Hugh Stevenson. She leaves two daughters, Mrs. Henry Gordon of Woodland and Mrs. James Otis Carney of Gwyn, Va; two sons, J. T. Stevenson of Houston and W. E. Stevenson of Woodland; a brother, John Springer of Calhoun City; three sisters, Mrs. Ada Childs of Calhoun City and Mrs. G. C. Kirby and Mrs. A. C. Crosthwait, both of Woodland; eighteen grandchildren and six great grandchildren. The deceased was the daughter of the late John Franklin Springer and Catherine Hill Springer. She was a member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.