Nellie Pauline (Taylor) Stevens


Nellie Pauline (Taylor) Stevens, age 80, of Valley Falls Road, Grafton, WV passed away Tuesday,
March 10, 2020, at her residence.
She was born June 14, 1939 in Mona, WV, a daughter of the late James William and Nellie Lillian (Taylor) Taylor.
 She is survived by her husband, Alva T. “Buckie” Stevens; one daughter, Lisa A. Blanton and  husband Mitch of Council, Idaho; two grandchildren, John David Yacenech and wife Erica of Shinnston and Milise Blanton of  Council,  Idaho; two step- grandchildren, Rorrie Blanton of Mexico, Maine and Mitchell Blanton of Boise, ID; one great-granddaughter, Chloe Yacenech;  one step-great-granddaughter, Serinity Blanton; and three step-great-grandchildren, Alyvia Blodgett, , Blake and Cadence Blodgett; one brother, James Taylor, IN and one sister, Leona Dawson, of Fairmont; also survived by several  nieces and nephews.
 In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, David L. Stevens; one sister, Mildred Spangler; three brothers, John Taylor, Donnie Taylor, and Rick Taylor.
 Nellie graduated from Grafton High School with the Class of 1957. She worked at Grafton Apparel for 30 years then as a cashier at the Save-A-Lot grocery store in Grafton.
She was a member of the Woodman of the World and a member of the Beulah Baptist Church.
She enjoyed shopping, her friends and family, helping others in need, going to the Senior Center, and especially her long-time pet steer, “Gordy”.
The family will receive friends at the Donald G. Ford Funeral Home in Grafton on Friday, March 13, from 2:00-8:00 p.m., and from 10:00 a.m. until the funeral hour on Saturday.
Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, March 14, 2020, at 11:00 a.m., with Pastor David Bess officiating.
Interment will follow at the Woodsdale Memorial Park Cemetery in Grafton.
Online Condolences: www.donaldgfordfuneralhome.com.

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