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Rosetta Stevenson

December 3, 2018
Rosetta Stevenson
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Obituary for Rosetta Stevenson

Rosetta Stevenson, 84, died December 3, 2018.

Rosetta Stevenson, affectionately called “Tut” was born July 1, 1934, to the late Matthew Nash and Essie Groves Nash in Kosciusko, Mississippi. She professed her belief in Christ at an early age. She was raised and lived in Kosciusko until the age of 17. She married the late Reverend James W. Stevenson. To this union they were blessed with ten children. They moved to East Chicago and later Gary, Indiana and established a home where she was a faithful wife, mother and homemaker for over 50 years. She had a passion for cooking and entertaining in her home. She also loved shopping and taking family vacations. She always offered a bright smile and home cooked meal to anyone who visited. It was hard to resist her famous sweet potato pies.

Rosetta was a member of New Shiloh M.B. Church, Gary, Indiana where she served faithfully as a member of the mission, Sunday School, and in the hospitality ministry. After serving many years at New Shiloh, she moved her membership to New Macedonia M.B. Church to support her husband’s calling as pastor. She served at New Macedonia M. B. Church for three years, until the Holy Spirit lead her husband to organize the Greater Faith M.B. Church where she served in the mission, mother’s ministry, and as a Sunday School teacher. She organized clothing drives and fed the needy. After serving at Greater Faith, she became an active faithful servant as a Mother at The Father’s Heart Church until she moved to Memphis, TN to live with her daughter Joyce.

Mother Rosetta Stevenson made her heavenly transition on Monday, December 3, 2018, at the age of 84. She is preceded in death by her Parents: Matthew and Essie Nash; Brothers: Ollie Nash, Albert Gene Nash, James (Jack) Nash, and Alious Nash; Sister: Mae Willie Coleman; Son: James Lawrence Stevenson; Daughter: Cynthia Stevenson, and Grandson: Brandon Stevenson. She leaves to cherish her memories Sons: Ronald Stevenson of New Mexico, Craig Stevenson of Missouri, Walter Scott Stevenson of Tennessee; Daughters: Barbara Swift of Ohio, Patricia Mack , Carol Perry (Samuel) both of Indiana, Joyce Stevenson of Tennessee, and Brenda Jo Stevenson-Boley of Texas; Grandchildren: Lisa, James III, Kenya, Belinda, Chenear Rosetta, Joseph, Angela, Robert, Roderick, Dustin, Zachary, Samuel, Solomon, Craig Jr., and Rayna; 19 Great Grandchildren, Church members, as well a host of other relatives, and friends.

Serenity Funeral Home, Tel. (901) 379-0861.


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Visitation

Monday

10

Dec

12:00 PM 12/10/2018 12:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/10/2018 8:00:00 PM
Guy & Allen Funeral Home

2959 W. 11th Avenue
Gary, Indiana 46404

Guy & Allen Funeral Home
2959 W. 11th Avenue Gary 46404 Indiana
United States

Service

Tuesday

11

Dec

11:00 AM 12/11/2018 11:00:00 AM
Father's Heart Church

2225 Broadway
Gary, Indiana 46407

Father's Heart Church
2225 Broadway Gary 46407 Indiana
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oak Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

4450 Harrison Street
Gary, Indiana 46408

4450 Harrison Street Gary 46408 Indiana
United States
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