Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)


June 25, 2014

Louise B. Stevens

June 25, 2014 — Mrs. Louise B. Stevens, age 83, of Morehead, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday evening, June 24, 2014, at her residence.

She was born October 12, 1930, in Rowan County, a daughter of the late Bert Allen Bailey and Elizabeth Smith Bailey.

Louise was a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She was a Christian and attended Soldier Church of God for over 50 years. Along with being a homemaker, she worked at Maloney’s Department Store for many years. Her greatest joys were going to church and being with her family. Her home was always open to anyone needing a place to stay.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, James Othar Stevens, and one son-in-law, Neil Fraley.

Louise is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Allen and Leslie Stevens of Morehead; three daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy and Von Kiser of Olive Hill, Vicki and Tony DeHart of Morehead, and Lorie and Jeff Callihan of Morehead; eight grandchildren, Ashley (Jimmy) Howard, Chris Callihan, Sarah Callihan, Alex Stevens, Traci LaShae Stevens, Kelsey Stevens, Katlyn Callihan, and Blake Stevens; three great grandchildren, Boone and Scout Howard and Ryleigh Licon who will be born July 3rd; one brother and sister-in-law, Ray and Jean Bailey of Morehead; and one sister, Deloris Thomas of Morehead. She also leaves many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends who will sadly miss her.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 28, 2014, at Globe Funeral Chapel in Olive Hill, with her brother, Ray Bailey, and Brother Gayle Price officiating. Burial will follow in the Cranston Cemetery in Morehead.

Friends may visit from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, June 27, 2014, and until the service hour on Saturday at Globe Funeral Chapel, 17277 West US Highway 60, Olive Hill, Kentucky 41164.

Allen Stevens, Von Kiser, Tony DeHart, Jeff Callihan, Chris Callihan, Alex Stevens, and Jimmy Howard will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Cecil Moore, Boone Howard, Blake Stevens, Donnie Stevens, and Darold Bailey.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Text Only