Stevens, William Odell – Obituary

William Odell Stevens, 54, of Baker City, died July 2, 2004, at his home.

His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2625 Hughes Lane. Bishop Thomas Brock of the Valley Ward will conduct the service. Interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery. Visitations will be until 7 o’clock tonight at Coles Funeral Home.

Bill was born July 29, 1949, at McNary, Ariz., to Robert Odell and Geneva R. Pettyjohn Stevens. He married Nancy Jefferies on Nov. 9, 1974, at Phoenix, Ariz. They moved to Baker City in 1981 from Abilene, Texas.

Bill worked with the Americans With Disabilities Act in special programs such as hearing aid, wheel chair issues and many others to help people with disabilities. When he had time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gold panning. He was loved by many and will be missed.

Survivors include his wife, Nancy Stevens of Baker City; his mother, Geneva Ball; his sister, Jackie Hodge and her husband, Ronnie; brothers, Jimmy Ball, Danny and Becky, Doug, Jennifer and Daryl, and many nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Odell Stevens, and a younger brother, Lee.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Primary Children’s Hospital through Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, July 9, 2004
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor


White, Judy Wallis. Baker County, Oregon Obituaries. Published by Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved.

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