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Sandra Kay Stevens of Du Quoin

updated: 4/14/2021 2:28 PM

Sandra Kay Stevens, age 82 of Du Quoin, passed away at 2:30 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 at the Du Quoin Nursing and Rehab Center.

Her wishes were to be cremated.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at the Masonic and Odd Fellows Cemetery of Benton, with the Rev. John Ashby officiating. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery.

Services are under the direction of the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

Sandra Kay Stevens was born on July 3, 1938 in Benton, the daughter of James Blagg and Mabel (McDonald) Blagg. She was married to Charles Thomas "Tucker" Stevens, and he preceded her in death in 1995.

Kay formerly worked for 23 years as a teller with Du Quoin State Bank. Later she worked with the Gold Plate Program of Perry County.

Surviving are two nephews, Joseph Sullivan and Bryan Shirrell; two nieces, Rebecca Tyler and Sheila Scrivner; her brother-in-law, Franklin Shirrell; several cousins; and her close friend, Jo Ann Blevins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a sister, Donna Jo Shirrell; and a sister-in-law Chloe Ann Sullivan.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Gold Plate Program of Perry County; or to the Perry County Humane Society. These will be accepted at the services on Tuesday.

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