Elva Ramona Stephens, 89, of North Vernon died at 5:33 a.m. Monday, November 5, 2018, at St. Vincent Jennings Hospital.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, November 9, 2018, at Sawyer-Pickett Funeral & Cremation Services. Jerry Caudill will officiate. Visitation will be held Thursday, November 8, 2018, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Forest Hill Cemetery in Shelbyville.
Mrs. Stephens retired from Muscatatuck State Development Center and had attended Queensville Community Church. She enjoyed traveling, family, and live country music.
Born March 12, 1929, in Russell Springs, Kentucky, Mrs. Stephens was the daughter of Welby R. and Gertrude Lee Bennett Edmonds. She married Welby Stephens April 15, 1946 and he preceded her in death March 14, 2000.
Survivors include daughters, Jackie (Robert) Frenzel of Woodbridge, Virginia, Connie (Roy) Laswell of North Vernon, and Billie Jo Samuels of Bardstown, Kentucky; sister, Joann Robertson of Milford, Ohio; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Michael Stephens; a sister; and three brothers.
Memorials may be made through the funeral home to Queensville Community Church.