WEST BROW — Winell Stevens, 87, passed away Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, at her home surrounded by family. She was a lifelong member of Scenicland Holiness Church. MeMaw enjoyed participating in the church lunchroom activities and could always be found at her sewing machine or greeting people at her many yard sales. Ms. Stevens was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Jackie Stevens; brothers, L.D. Poff, J.W. Poff and Buddy Poff. Surviving are daughter, Trudy Blackmon, of Lookout Mountain, Ga., daughter, Elaine (Ken) Jenkins, of Flatrock, Ala.; son, Donnie (Charlotte) Stevens, of Lookout Mountain, Ga., son, Rickie (Linda) Stevens, of Lookout Mountain, Ga.; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and her church family. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Becky Hicks, Kelly Dunn and Mary Earley of Tapestry Hospice, Ga., for the loving care they provided for our mother. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. today Oct. 16, in the chapel of Ryan Funeral Home with Bro. K. Wayne Guffey officiating. The family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. today, at Ryan Funeral Home. Interment will be in Lake Hills Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Ms. Stevens grandsons/great-grandsons. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Scenicland Holiness Church lunchroom fund (PO Box 54, Lookout Mountain, TN 37350) or the charity of your choice. Visit www.RyanFuneralHome.net to share memories and condolences. This obituary was originally published in the Chattanooga Times Free Press.
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