Frances M. Stevenson (nee Lewis), 94, of Elyria, died Saturday, September 8, 2007 at the Wesleyan Village. She was born August 22, 1913 in Easton, IL and attended Millikin University in Decatur, IL and taught grades one through eight in a one room school house in Leveldale, IL.
She was married and in 1935 moved to Whiting, IN to raise her family. She was a sixty year member of Whiting United Methodist Church and an avid reader, gardener and seamstress. In May 2005, Frances moved to the Wesleyan Village in Elyria to be near her family.
She is survived by a son, David L. (Mary Carolyn) Stevenson of Wellington; grandchildren, Amy (Roger) Sasack of New London and D. Andrew (Jacquelyn) Stevenson of Atlanta, GA; great-grandchildren, Wyatt and Nolan Sasack.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard J. Stevenson; parents, Dilliard A. and Eula Lynn Lewis of Easton, IL; and her sister, Helen Lewis Hethcote of Anderson, SC.
A private service will be held at 1 P.M. Thursday, September 13, 2007 at Mason City Cemetery, Mason City, IL.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 74924, Cleveland, OH 44194-4924. Dicken Funeral Home, Elyria was in charge of local arrangements.