Stephen Jevons


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Posted Online: Jan. 28, 2013, 8:41 pm
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Stephen Preston Jevons, 77, of Terrell, Texas, passed away in Forney, Texas, on Jan. 26, 2013.
Family will receive visitors from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Anderson-Clayton Bros. Funeral Home, Terrell. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with interment to follow at Highland Memorial Gardens. Family requests donations be made in Mr. Jevons' honor to the Alzheimer's Association.
He was born in Washington, D.C., on April 22, 1935, to Ellis Edgar and Ethel Hardy Jevons. He and his wife, Charlene, lived in Moline for more than 20 years before moving to Terrell.
"Steve" was an avid reader and loved reading mystery and western novels. He served his country on many levels, in the United States Air Force in Korea and later retired as a budget officer for the U.S. government.
Stephen was preceded in death by his parents. Those left to celebrate his life are his beloved wife, Charlene Jevons, Terrell; children, Cynthia Mahaffey and husband, Kevin, Heartland, Texas, Cheri Phillips and husband, DeWayne, Oklahoma City, Okla., Steve Jevons, Dibble, Okla., and Scott Jevons and wife, Susan, Henderson, Nev.; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Condolences may be made at www.andersonclaytonterrell.com.












 




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