December 26, 2021, 84, Grantham –
Everett Allen Stevens, 84, Grantham area resident, passed away Sunday night, December 26, 2021, while in the care of Kitty Askins Hospice Center.
He was a member of the 1956 graduating class of Grantham High School and proudly served in the United States Air Force. For 37 years, he was employed with the United States Postal Service in the Mount Olive Post Office where he was counter clerk. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Mount Olive.
Mr. Stevens is survived by two daughters, Jeannie Stevens Barwick and husband, John, of Grantham, and Judith Stevens Redfearn of Jacksonville; three beloved grandchildren, Emma Redfearn of Jacksonville, Joshua Chappell of Washington, DC, and Wesley Redfearn of Cedar Point; a great-grandson, John Redfearn; siblings, Virginia S. Fields of Grantham, Libby S. Hooks and husband, Mike, of Rosewood, Janie Stevens (widow of brother, David M. Stevens) of Mount Olive, Charles Stevens and wife, Freddie, of Grantham, Wilson Stevens and wife, Michelle, of Grantham, Jerry Stevens and wife, Joyce, of Goldsboro, Woodrow Stevens, Jr. and wife, Sally, of Goldsboro; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to brother, David Michael Stevens, he was preceded in death by his wife, Emma “Pickle” Powell Stevens; a daughter, Jerri Lynn Stevens; sisters, Barbara S. Grice and Annette S. Stuart; and parents, Woodrow and Mary Helen Grant Stevens.
The Stevens family will receive friends at Tyndall Funeral Home on Wednesday, December 29, from 6 until 8 p.m., and at other times at the Stevens residence at Grantham. Funeral services will be held in Maplewood Cemetery in Mount Olive on Thursday, December 30, at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 107 Handley Park Court, Goldsboro, NC 27534, or to the charity of one’s choice.
The family offers sincere appreciation to Brookdale on Berkeley, especially to Edna, for splendid care during his stay there, and also to Kindred Home Health and Kitty Askins Hospice staff for their excellent manner of compassion and care.