Jessie Ann Stevenson, 87, of Piedmont, MO, passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at Clinton, SC. She was born July 5, 1930 at Poplar Bluff, MO, to parents John Fowler and Dorothy Ann (Short) Reid.
Jessie lived most of her life in Piedmont, MO. November 18, 1950, she married John R. “Dick” Stevenson. Jessie was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She worked for many years at Double L. Style shop. She enjoyed spending time with her daughter and grandson. She loved to tell stories, enjoyed going to the lake and fishing. Loved watching basketball and baseball. Her favorite basketball team was the North Carolina Tarheels and favorite baseball team was the St. Louis Cardinals. Jessie enjoyed spending winter months in South Carolina with her daughter and grandson but was always ready to come back home in the Spring. She will be greatly missed
Jessie is preceded in death by her parents; and her husband of fifty-two years.
She is survived by her daughter: Marilyn Cooper and grandson: John R. Cooper both of Clinton, South Carolina; cousins: Richard Scheihing and wife Judy and Kathy Yount and husband Mike.
Visitation was held Sunday, May 20, 2018, from 12:00-2:00 pm, at Ruegg Funeral Home, Piedmont, MO. Services followed at 2:00 pm at the chapel. Pastor Richard Sanders ministered to the family and Bill Kirkpatrick gave the eulogy. John Cooper, Bill Kirkpatrick, Benton Kirkpatrick, Christopher Kirkpatrick, Mike Yount and Robert Brewer served as pallbearers. Burial followed at Masonic Cemetery, Piedmont, MO. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhomes.com