Lela M. Stevens age 79 of Strunk, Ky. passed away Saturday, October 11, 2014 at Continue Care Hospital in Corbin, Kentucky.
Funeral Services will be Tuesday, October 14, 2014, in the chapel of Pine Knot Funeral Home with Rev. Danny Staley. Burial will be at Smith Cemetery in Pine Knot, Ky.
Lela was a member of Lower Hickory Grove church. She was of the Native America culture and proud to be. She enjoyed talking on the CB her handle name was Cherokee Lady. Lela loved the water an also enjoyed fishing. One of her hobbies she really enjoyed doing was drawing.
Born May 6, 1935 in Stearns, Kentucky, Lela was the daughter of the late Elijah and Lucy (Richardson Gegner) Ross. She is preceded in death by her father and mother Elijah and Lucy (Richardson Gegner) Ross and a infant son Timothy Elwon Stephens, and a infant daughter Brenda Lee, also preceding her in death is a brother; Elisha Jr. Ross.
Surviving family includes her two sons; Joe and (Paula) Stevens, of Robbing Tn. Larry (Danny) and (Aliza) Stevens, of Harrogate Tn. And two daughters; Leota( Stevens) Wilson of Burnside, Ky. Catherine Stevens of Strunk, Ky. and a brother Chris Ross of Stearns, Ky.
Lela has nine grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.