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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.

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We are sorry for the loss of your mother, we hope and pray the Lord comforts you all during this time may God bless you all.

Charles, Rhonda and Nicholas Taylor Oct 15 2014 12:00 AM

I pray for comfort for all of my SIL's, BIL, grandchildren, friends, and my husband.  I do not know what it feels like to lose a Mother but I do know what it feels like to have a personal loss.  I hope that GOD can provide comfort to you all in knowing your wonderful Mother and my wonderful ,MIL is at rest and feeling no pain.  She loved "her babies", as she used to call you all, so much and she often said you were her life.  I LOVE you all!!

Paula Stevens Oct 14 2014 12:00 AM

GRANDMA'S GARDEN TABLE BASKET was sent by The Border Lords Car Club.

Cathy, you are in our prayers. We love you from your car club "The Border Lords"

Phyllis Haynes Oct 14 2014 12:00 AM

Sorry for our families loss.... To bad we didn't know I know she will be truly missed I will always remember our good times. She taught me to be proud of our heritage. thoughts and a lot of prayers to our family. May time heal your hearts

Leeck family Oct 14 2014 12:00 AM

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