Debbie Marie Stevenson, 58, of Center, entered into eternal rest Tuesday morning, October 15, 2013 at her residence. She was born April 4, 1955 in Cincinnati, Ohio to Floyd Schell and Jean Blumrick Schell. Debbie was the much beloved wife of Neal Stevenson of Center; loving mother to her sons, Eric Wayne Stevenson of Center and Joseph Toner of Houston and her daughter, Belinda (Nathan) Lazarine of Houston. She was the grandmother of Nick and Rileigh Toner of Houston.
Debbie was an employee of Shelby Savings Bank for many years. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Center, where she was in the hand bells ensemble and on various committees. Debbie also enjoyed participating in the Shelby County Relay for Life.
She was much loved by family and friends and will be deeply missed. The family would like to acknowledge special thanks to the employees of Shelby Savings Bank, Duecker Rubber Service and Debbie’s dear friend, Susan Giroir of Houston, who provided much love and support during this difficult time.
Debbie is survived by her father, Floyd (Truusje) Schell; step-father, Paul Blumrick; sister, Donna (Rick) Morgan; brother, Steve Schell; brother-in-law, Gary (Temple) Stevenson; step-brother, Paul Blumrick Jr.; step-sister, Renae Poteet; nieces and nephews, Shawn Thomas, Samuel and Sarah Stevenson, Amy Workman, Melissa Morgan, Kelly Diedrich and Samantha Morgan.
Debbie was preceded in death by mother, Jean Blumrick and sister, Diana Thomas.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, October 18, 2013 at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 19, 2013 at First United Methodist Church in Center with Rev. Joel McMahon officiating.
The family asks that memorial donations be made to American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73123-1718.