Jack Stevens, 87, passed away on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at the River Place Nursing Center in Amory. Born August 10, 1930 in Neshoba County, he was a son to William “Bill” Alfred and Annie Mae Reed Stevens. He lived in the Mississippi Delta for 30 years then moving to Greenville to work in the pipeline business. Mr. Jack had also worked for Hall McGown Construction in Greenville and later retired in school maintenance for the Greenville Public School District. He married Bobbie Grantham in 1950 and in 2011 he and his wife moved to Amory to be with their daughters. He was a member and deacon of the First Assembly of God Church in Greenville and he had attended Cornerstone Family Fellowship in Amory. Mr. Jack loved to fish, spend time with his family, and serve the Lord.
Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. on Sunday October 22, 2017 at the Mortimer Funeral Home Chapel in Greenville with Bro. Robert Bingham officiating. Burial will be in the Lakeview Gardens in Greenville.
Visitation will be 5 until 8 p.m. on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at the Cleveland-Moffett Funeral Home in Amory and then from 1 until 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at the Mortimer Funeral Home in Greenville.
Survivors include his son, Jack Stevens, Jr. (Kathy) of Gunbarrel, TX; 4 daughters, Patricia Tidwell (Malcolm) of Amory, Melissa Permenter (Julian) of Wren; Rose Mary Stevens Carlson (Ray) of WI, and JoAnn Stevens of Minneapolis, MN; two brothers, Roy Stevens (Jerri Ann) and Gilbert Stevens; one sister, Sadie Mae Banks (Edward); 8 grandchildren; several great grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; 4 brothers, James, Otis, Glen, and Edward Stevens; one sister, Irene Lear; and grandchild, Angela Stevens.
Pallbearers will be Steven Faulkner, James Wygle, Greg Brown, Scott Brown, Cory Brown, and Wyatt Rosenthall. Honorary pallbearers will be Malcolm Tidwell.
Memories and condolences may be expressed at clevelandmoffettfuneralhome.