Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
January 3, 2012 11:40 am EST


MANSFIELD — Nola Ruth Stevens, 78, of Mansfield, died Jan. 2, 2012.

She was born Nola Ruth McKinney Dec. 8, 1933, in Morehead, Ky., to Sylvan and Mattye (Crosthwaite) McKinney.

Ruth is survived by her husband, Ivan E. Stevens; daughter, Laurie R. Stevens; niece, Deborah D. Sparks; sisters and a brother-in-law, Clara Elizabeth Prosser and Naomi and Dwight O’Hearn; and numerous nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Gwendolyn Romig, Irene Pennington; and brothers Allen McKinney, Edison McKinney and Sgt. Henry McKinney.

Friends may call Wednesday, Jan. 4, from 1 to 2 pm in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home, with funeral service at 2 pm. Burial will follow in Mansfield Memorial Park.

Contributions to First Church of God may be made at the funeral home.

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