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Ader Lina "Jerry" Bench Stiver
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Birth: Apr. 24, 1925
Amherst
Lamb County
Texas, USA
Death: Apr. 12, 2005
Seymour
Baylor County
Texas, USA

Jerry Bench Stiver, 79, passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2005, at her home in Seymour, Texas.

She was born April 24, 1925, to Neal and Bertrice Bench in Amherst, Texas. Jerry graduated in Amherst, as valedictorian of her class. She then attended Draughon's Business College in Lubbock, Texas. Soon after she moved to Ft. Worth, Texas where she met and married Bill Stiver Sr. on April 3, 1943, while he was in the Army Air Force. He died in 1986. Jerry was a homemaker and amember of the Northeast Baptist Church in Seymour. She was an avid reader of mystery novels, loved working crossword puzzles, and always had a jig-saw puzzle going. She enjoyed cooking, and e-mailing family and friends.

She was preceeded in death by her son Stephen in September of 2000, and her brother J.T. Bench in December 1999.

Survivors include her two sons, Thomas Stiver of Dayton, Ohio and Bill Stiver and wife Julie of Wichita Falls, Texas (formerly of Junction, Texas); five granddaughters: Amy, Wendy, Jennifer, Krissy, and Heather; two grandsons: Tommy and Jamie; and three great-granddaughters: Alison, Madelyn, and Camryn.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, April 19, at 10:30 a.m. in the chapel of the Seymour Memorial Funeral Home, with Bro. Johnny Bullard, officiating.

In lieu of flowers and for those desiring, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Northeast Baptist Church or charity of choice.

Courtesy of Wichita Falls, Texas. 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Neal Bench (1902 - 1951)
  Mary Bertrice Badgett Bench (1903 - 1973)
 
 Spouse:
  William Allen Stiver (1921 - 1986)
 
 Children:
  Stephen Ray Stiver (1951 - 2000)*
 
 Sibling:
  Ader Lina Bench Stiver (1925 - 2005)
  J. T. Bench (1926 - 1999)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Seymour Catholic Cemetery
Seymour
Baylor County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Krissy Stiver
Record added: Jul 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55000373
Ader Lina Jerry <i>Bench</i> Stiver
Added by: Krissy Stiver
 
Ader Lina Jerry <i>Bench</i> Stiver
Added by: Krissy Stiver
 
Ader Lina Jerry <i>Bench</i> Stiver
Added by: Krissy Stiver
 
 
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Happy Birthday, Grandma! Sure wish I had your insight tonight. Love and miss you.
- Krissy Stiver
 Added: Apr. 24, 2016
I sure was missing you last night. I looked through your old journals and on the date 8/9/2004 you had called me. That felt good. Love you.
- Krissy Stiver
 Added: Aug. 10, 2015
Happy Mother's Day! Missing you.
-Anonymous
 Added: May. 10, 2015
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