Gary Howard Stevenson

Monday, August 13, 2018

Gary Howard Stevenson, 55, of Jonesboro, passed away Thursday, August 9, 2018 at St. Bernard’s Hospital in Jonesboro.

Gary was born in Blytheville to Charles and Nancy Jo Ross Stevenson. He was a machinist at AB&B in Jonesboro. He was Assembly of God faith and a devoted husband, father and grandfather. His nickname was “G Paw Genius”. He loved to hunt and fish. Gary also enjoyed hunting for antiques and looking at flea markets. He could tell you the history of most of the antiques. He was also an American History buff.

He was preceded in death by his father, Charles and two brothers, David and Mark Stevenson.

Gary leaves his wife, Teresa Ann Pate Stevenson of the home; mother, Nancy Jo Ross Stevenson of Blytheville; two sons, Gary Shawn Stevenson (Elizabeth) and Kevin Howard Stevenson, both of Searcy, AR; one brother, Wayne Stevenson (Lisa) of Blytheville; sister, Tammy French of Blytheville; three grandchildren, Alax, Izreal and Liberty; father-in-laws and mother-in-laws, Van and Ann Swink of Manila, AR and Buford and Teresa Pate of Wirth, AR; brother-in-law, Michael “Bo” Pate of Manila; three nieces, Tiffany Stevenson, of Blytheville, Allison Pate and Jennifer Pate, both of manila; four nephews, Colin Burns, of Blytheville and Michael Stevenson, Jason Stevenson, and Joey Stevenson all of Georgia.

Chapel Services will be held Monday, August 13th at 2:00 p.m. at Cobb Funeral Home Chapel with Mr. Billy Holifield officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Cobb Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at