Allison C. Stevens, 91, wife of Harden “Steve” Stevens, Jr., died Saturday, November 3, 2018, at her home.
Born October 8, 1927, in Conway, she was a daughter of the late Olin Turner Chestnut and the late Florrie Watson Chestnut. She was a resident of Sumter for 67 years. She was a charter member of Alice Drive Baptist Church where she served in many capacities, including Nursery, Library, Kitchen, and others. She retired as a Home Economics Teacher after 30 years of service, having last taught at Furman High School. She was also a longtime volunteer at Tuomey Hospital.
Survivors include her husband of 67 years; a son, Harden Stevens, III and wife, Wanda of Lexington; three sisters, Nedra Laing and husband, George of Durham, NC, Teressa Faye Chestnut and Olga Caissy both of Conway; and a sister-in-law, Judy Chestnut.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Trenton Chestnut and Wendell Chestnut; and a sister-in-law, Verta Lee Chestnut.
Funeral services will be held at 11 A.M. Tuesday in the Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Dr. Clay Smith officiating. Entombment will be at 4 P.M. Tuesday in the Hillcrest Cemetery Chapel Mausoleum in Conway.
The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 A.M. Tuesday at Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and other times at the home, 265 E,. Brewington Rd.
Memorials may be made to Alice Drive Baptist Church, 1305 Loring Mill Rd., Sumter, SC 29150.
Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter is in charge of the arrangements.