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Mr. James Allen Stevens, Sr.April 9, 1929 ~ August 5, 2017 (age 88)
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Allen Stevens, Sr., age 88 of Braselton, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, August 5, 2017. Mr. Stevens was born in Gainesville, Georgia a son of the late Charlie and Bessie Dean Stevens and was retired after thirty dedicated years of service with General Motors. Mr. Stevens was a member of Northeast Church where he had served as a Deacon for many years and drove the Church Bus. Formerly served as a Constable, served with the Civil Defense, Board Member of the West Jackson Fire Department, was a bus driver for the Jackson County Board of Education, Co-Founder of Family Sports and Recreation in Braselton and served on the Braselton City Council for a number of years. In addition to his mother and father, Mr. Stevens is preceded by a son, Joel Stevens, two sisters and two brothers.
Very much a family man, Mr. Stevens is survived by a large loving family that includes his wife of sixty eight years, Sara Sheridan Stevens of Braselton. Son; James Allen Stevens, Jr. and his wife Wanda Sue of Braselton, daughter; Wanda Lynn Duncan and her husband H.W. of Braselton, daughter; Pamela Sue Reed and her husband Dwight of Braselton, daughter; Penelope Ann Clark and her husband Tim of Braselton, son; Greg Stevens of Braselton. Twelve grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, August 9, 2017 from Northeast Church with Pastor Russ Harbin and Pastor Jack Palmer officiating with burial to follow in the Zion Baptist Church Cemetery. Gentlemen honored as pallbearers are Justin Duncan, Josh Reed, Chaise Green, Shannon Underwood, Steve Brumbelow and Johnathan Jackson. Todd Glassburn, Brad Cash and Aaron Jackson will serve as honorary pallbearers. The family will receive friends 4:00 – 8:00 P.M., Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at the funeral home. Mr. Stevens will lie in state in the Church 1:00 – 2:00 P.M. prior to the service and the family will also receive friends at that time.
Flowers are optional, for those desiring, memorials may be made in memory of Mr. James Allen Stevens, Sr. to Northeast Church, 2001 Cherry Drive, Braselton, Georgia 30517.
Evans Funeral Home, Inc., 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia. 706-367-5467.
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2001 Cherry Drive, Braselton GA 30517