Mt. Vernon Register-News

Obituaries

June 16, 2009

Rose Ella Stevenson

Rose Ella Stevenson, 97, of Rolla, Mo., and formerly of Mt. Vernon, died at 9:45 a.m. on Monday, June 15, 2009, at her home in Rolla, Mo.

She was born on Nov. 16, 1911, in Jefferson County, the daughter of James Elmer and Rosetta (Shaw) Storment. She married Charles Joseph �Joe� Stevenson on Nov. 23, 1935, in Mt. Vernon and he preceded her in death on Jan. 19, 1992.

Mrs. Stevenson is survived by a daughter, Joetta Campbell and husband Bob of Rolla, Mo.; two grandchildren, Dawn Riedle and husband Mike and Devin Campbell and wife Carie, all of Rolla, Mo.; five great-grandchildren, Logan Riedle of Nixa, Mo., Blake and Chloe Riedle of Rolla, Mo., and Savannah and Olivia Campbell of Rolla, Mo.; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; five brothers, Huey, James, Alva, Charles and Fred Storment; and three sisters, Daisy Webb, Beulah Storment and Mary Beal.

Mrs. Stevenson was a cook at Casey Junior High School in Mt. Vernon until her retirement and was a member of Central Christian Church in Mt. Vernon.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday at Hughey Funeral Home with Mr. J. Howard Kraps officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn.

Visitation will be from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Hughey Funeral Home.

For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Hospice of the Good Samaritan and will be accepted at the funeral home, or from the online obituary at www.hugheyfuneralhome1969.com, or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL, 62864.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, where you may call 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfuneralhome1969.com for further information and to send condolences.

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