Dolores J. Stevens

Published 5:14 pm Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Miss Dolores “Dee” Jean Stevens, 89, 255 Smaw Rd, Washington, NC, peacefully passed away on March 11, 2014 at Ridgewood Manor Nursing Home.

Ms. Stevens was born September 13, 1924 in New Rockford, ND, daughter of the late Roy Stevens and Mary Faulkner Stevens of Redford Michigan. A longtime resident of Detroit, Michigan she graduated from Wayne State University. She worked for WSU until retirement in 1989. She was a member of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority.

Before moving to Washington, Dee was a member of the Bushnell Congregational Church in Detroit, Michigan, and sang in the choir and also served on the Board of Trustees. She loved knitting and needlepoint.

She is survived by her nieces and nephews, Carol (James) DeMetro of Washington, NC; Gary (Colleen) Stevens of Rochester, NY; Brian (Robin) Stevens of Wasilla, AK and Donna (Cathy Banks) Stevens of Newport, NC; great niece and nephew, Laura (Jarrod) Price of Williamston, NC and Michael (Sheri) DeMetro of Geneva, NY; and love and adored great-great niece and nephew, Sierra Price and J.R. Price of Williamston.   She was preceded in death by her brother Donn Edward Stevens and sister-in-law Rita L. Stevens.

Interment will be at a later date in Michigan.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN  38105 and AseraCare Hospice, 502 Red Banks Road, Suite B, Greenville, NC  27858.

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Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Stevens family.