Andrew G. Stevens Laid to Rest Forest Hill Cem. Sept.
"Funeral services were held for Andrew Green Stevens
in the Chapel of Pace Funeral Home on Wednesday morning, September 27,
1950 at 10 o'clock with Dr. W. B. Wadsworth, pastor of the First Baptist
Church, officiating, assisted by Rev. Leroy Condrey, pastor of First Methodist
Church and Rev. Ben Welmaker, pastor of Central Baptist Church .
Burial was in Forest Hill Cemetery with the Masonic Lodge of Shepherd in
charge of Masonic rites.
Mr. Stevens was born in Chambers County on February
23, 1871, and passed away in the Livingston Hospital September 26, 1950,
after several months illness.
Mr. Stevens had resided in Polk County for the past
seventy - five years and was a retired farmer. In the days when cotton
was one of the main crops he was amoung the largest and most successful
Mr. Stevens was a great fox hunter and spent many
of his leisure hours in this past time, was a member of the Masonic Lodge
Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Sallie Smith Stevens;
two sons, John W. Stevens of Roswell, New Mexico, and James Andrew Stevens
of Livingston; two daughters, Mrs. Ira Roberts of Denton and Miss Lorene
Stevens of Tallahassee, Florida; one half brother, Johnnie Williams of
Segno, and seven grandchildren, besides a host of friends.
Pallbearers: Ray Brock, Moody Jackson, Jim
Hooks, Harry Lively, Howard Jones, Ernest Cochran, Carey Cochran, S. A.
Honorary Pallbearers: Charlie Jones, M. M. Feagin,
J. E. Hill, Jr., Tom Poe, V. B. Watts, Sr., Luther Moore, Richard
Jones, O. H. Brent, John Whisenhant, M. O. Edison, Wiley Peebles, Lonnie