Ben Stevens (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

EDGEFIELD, S.C. - Mr. Ben Stevens, 61, of Maple Avenue, entered into rest November 29, 2007 at Aiken Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 4, 2007 at Willow Spring Baptist Church with the Rev. Sam Middleton officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Stevens was a graduate of W.E. Parker High School and a United States Army Veteran. He was a member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Janie Allen Stevens of the home; two daughters, Brenda (Johnnie) Jones and Wilma J. Sims; two sons, David (Theresa) Sims and Jermaine (Jennifer) Johnson; three sisters, Jessie (Rev. Sam) Middleton, Malissa S. Bussey, and Vicurtis (Albert) Robinson; a brother, McAuthor (Diane) Stevens; seven grandchildren; a host of other relatives and friends. Friends may call at the residence or after 1 p.m. today at the funeral home. G. L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 250 Coral Street, Edgefield, S.C. (803) 637-4900.

The Augusta Chronicle-December 3, 2007