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Louise Stevens

February 14, 1924 ~ December 18, 2017 (age 93)

Louise W. Stevens
passed away at her home in
Pendleton, SC. She was born in Anderson, SC, the daughter
of the late Broy and Bertha Williams.
Louise dedicated her life to promoting education,and
encouraging generations of students to become better readers.
She is a graduate of Reed Street High School, Anderson,
SC and Claflin University, Orangeburg, SC. She studied
for her Masters at the University of North Carolina.
When asked what her favorite memory from school was, she would first speak of the many opportunities the
educational system provided her. She remembers fondly being regularly serenaded
by the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity singers while a student at Claflin.
She never understood why they wanted her approval but she
thought they were great singers.
Louise taught at Anderson County Training school
for many years as well as Riverside High School and retired
from Pendleton Middle School. She was also the librarian. Her
love was God, books, reading and her students.
Louise was married to the late Joe Stevens who was
not only a wonderful husband but also a great Dad. She
is survived by three children, Rodney Stevens,
Columbia, SC, Michelle Stevens, Pendleton SC and
Bernard Stevens, Greenville, SC, her only grandson,
Michael John Stevens who she adored, a sister-inlaw,
Lula Mae Davidson, New York, NY, a niece,
Taryen Davidson, New York, NY, her brother-in-law Calvin
Cowper, her niece Sandra
Hampton, Lanham, Maryland and her godson, Colonel
Jerry Brown and family.
The family would also like to thank Rev Lee Williams
for calling and checking on her regularly, referring to her as
“Aunt Louise” and for officiating the program.

In lieu of flowers The Family would like friends to Read a Book or Buy a Book for someone in memory of Mrs. Stevens.


 Service Information

Graveside Service
December 22, 2017

12:00 PM
Memory Gardens Inc.
586 Issaqueena Trail
Clemson, SC 29631

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