Calvin Stevens

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Mr. Calvin Stevens, 89, of Blytheville, passed from this life Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville.

Born in Huffman to Clayton and Katie Simpson Stevens, he proudly served in the United States Army Air Force and was a member of Pathway Church of God. Mr. Stevens retired from Blytheville Public Works. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinal fan.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Lawrence Stevens and Charlie Stevens; and a sister, Velma Robbins.

Calvin is survived by his wife, Jessie Farmer Stevens of the home; His children, Brenda Stevens of Memphis, Gary Stevens and Teresa Franks and husband, Darrel, all of Gosnell;

Four grandchildren, Melissa Burcham, Candice Woodard, Michael Moore and Brian Moore;and

Nine great-grandchildren, Kristen Burcham, Brayden Burcham, Austin Woodard, Lauren Woodard, Garrett Moore, Mason Moore, Madalynn Moore, Emma Clare Moore and Tiffany Bullard.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Cobb Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Danny Rigney and Pastor L.V. Rigney officiating. Burial will follow in Dogwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday at Cobb Funeral Home. Condolences to the family may be expressed at