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Evelyn Marie (Green) Stevenson, 91

December 15, 2009

APRIL 12, 1918-DEC. 13, 2009

SMITHSBURG - Evelyn Marie (Green) Stevenson went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, Dec. 13, 2009.

She was the daughter of the late William S. and Carrie Baker Green.

She was born in Hagerstown, Md., on April 12, 1918, and spent most of her life in the Smithsburg area.

She graduated from Smithsburg High School with the class of 1936.

She was a Licensed Practical Nurse at Waynesboro Hospital in the obstetrical department.

She was the wife of the late Lewis H. Stevenson (died Feb. 4, 1998), whom she married Aug. 15, 1936.

She is survived by one daughter, P. Ann Stevenson Bromley of Smithsburg; and one son, Robert L. Stevenson and wife, Donna, of Zullinger, Pa.

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She is also survived by six grandchildren, David Bromley and wife, Kathy, Diane Bromley Giffin and husband, Tim, Dean Bromley and special friend, Jo(ann) Proctor, Jeffrey Stevenson and wife, Polly, Dana Baer and husband, Tim, and Jennifer Stevenson Custer and husband, Jeffrey.

Evelyn was blessed with seven great-grandchildren, Meagan, Joshua, Tyler, Katelyn, Jessi, Jaymi and Jacki; and one stepgreat-grandchild, Lauryn. She is further survived by two sisters, Frances Shaub of Lancanster, Pa., and Charlotte Birney Kretsinger and husband, Robert, of Smithsburg; two brothers, James E. Green of Martinsburg, W.Va., and A. Robert Green and wife, Grace, of Smithsburg; and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Kenneth W. Green and wife, Madalon V., of Smithsburg, and Bernard Green (infant); brother in-law, Howard Shaub of Lancaster, Pa.; and sister in-law, Saxon Green of Martinsburg.

She served Welty's Church of the Brethren and Ringgold Church of Christ in the capacities of Sunday school teacher, youth choir director, adult choir director and floral arrangement coordinator for the altars. In earlier years, she sang with an adult quartet and ladies trio. Evelyn was active in many areas of church service her entire life, living her life as an honorable example of an elder's wife.

Evelyn enjoyed being a wife, mother, homemaker and working in her flower gardens. She was an avid reader, and passionate about the study of the scriptures and Christian materials.

Services will be held Thursday Dec. 17, 2009, at 10 a.m. from J.L. Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg, with Pastor Richard Daughtridge and Pastor Don Conley officiating. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro, Pa. Family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service on Thursday.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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