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Demonell Hampton Stevenson passed away Nov. 17, 2016, in Ada. She was born June 14, 1933, in Tecumseh to William N. Shirey and Pearl Marie (McDaniel) Shirey. Demonell married Jimmy Richard Stevenson April 14, 1952, in Ada. Upon Jimmy's retirement, she began nursing school. She fulfilled her dream of nursing for 10 years as an LPN at Valley View Regional Hospital. She loved watching sports and taking care of her grandchildren. Playing cards and needlework were her pastimes. She will be missed by those who knew her and those who affectionately called her Nanny.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Lee and Emmie Hampton, who lovingly raised her and her husband, Jimmy Stevenson.
Survivors include her children, Richard D. Stevenson of Ada, Jeanie Laree Ellis and her husband, Rick, of Tupelo, Tammy Lee Atwood and her husband, Bob, of Edmond and Barton Lynn Stevenson of Oklahoma City; her grandchildren, Tasha Walters and her husband, Jeremiah, Mitchell Worley and his wife, Kaitlyn, Kari and Nick Wilson and Jimmy and Chris Childress; her great-grandchildren, Elliott Worley, Daniel Walters, Jade and Ruger Ellis; and a host of other relatives and friends.
In lieu of flowers, Demonell requested donations be made to the Cumberland Covenant Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 15791 State Highway 1W, Ada, OK 74820.
Published on November 21, 2016
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