Monday, June 18, 2012

Edward D. Stevens 1953-2011

Edward D. Stevens, son of the late McClure Stevens, Sr. and Mozella (Warren) Stevens, was born September 20, 1953 in Fasion, North Carolina. As a young child, Edward and his family moved to New York and he grew up and attended school there.

As a young man, Edward enlisted in the United States Army and served his country faithfully. Most of his military career, he worked as a recruiter but he also served in the Charlie Company 99th Signal Unit, Airborne Air Assault. He earned several awards and commendations and had attained the rank of Sergeant.

In his spare time, Edward enjoyed fishing, listening to music and spending time with his family and friends. He will be sadly missed by all those that knew and loved him.

Edward passed away at 6:32 p.m. Thursday, August 11, 2011 in the St. John’s Regional Medical Center of Springfield, Missouri having attained the age of 57 years, 10 months and 22 days.

Edward leaves to cherish his memory four children: Mycella Moreland of St. Robert, MO, Shamone May of St. Robert, MO, CPT Crrone May of Brooklyn, NY and Chris Harrey of Henderson, NC; nine siblings: Geraldine Brunson of Goldsboro, NC, Gloriatine Shephard of Brooklyn, NY, Shirlene (Gracie) Stevens of Brooklyn, NY, McClure Stevens Jr. of St. Robert, MO, James Earl Stevens, Ronnie Glenn Stevens, Angeline Ingram, Tommie Stevens and Maurice Stevens all of Brooklyn, NY; several grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 19, 2011 in the First Assembly of God of St. Robert with Rev. Chris Wiggs officiating. The song “Amazing Grace” was played. Serving as escorts were family and friends.

Burial with military honors followed in the Waynesville Memorial Park Cemetery. Military honors were provided by the Missouri Honors Team of Rolla, Missouri. Services were under the direction of Memorial Chapels and Crematory of Waynesville / St. Robert.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Edward Stevens and may be left at the funeral home.

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