E. Marcella Stevens, age 92, of Bellefontaine, Ohio passed away Wednesday evening at 5:24 p.m. January 7, 2021 at Belle Springs Nursing and Rehab in Bellefontaine.
Marcella was born in Logan County Ohio July 16, 1928, to the late Richard D. and Clara Jane (Predmore) Highland. She married Stanley Dwight Stevens November 30, 1945 in Newport, Kentucky, and he preceded her in death November 12, 2006. Marcella was also preceded in death by her daughter, Sharon Johnson; her sister, Connie Mae Highland and a grandson, Ben Stevens.
Marcella is survived by her son, Gary A. (Beth) Stevens of Bellefontaine; her son-in-law, Randy Johnson of Overland Park, Kansas; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Marcella enjoyed her job as school secretary at Bellefontaine Schools for twenty five years. Many students recognized Mrs. Stevens long after she retired and teachers and staff remained lifelong friends. Marcella loved all her pets and considered them friends. She made beautiful quilts which will always be shared and enjoyed by family and friends. She was a member of the Bellefontaine First United Methodist Church and most recently was attending the Rushsylvania United Methodist Church.
Pastor Jessica Cavinee will officiate a graveside service for Marcella Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 11 a.m. in the Rushsylvania Cemetery. Due to current pandemic orders, please be symptom free, practice social distancing and consider wearing a mask.
The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine is honored to serve the Stevens family.
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