Gwendolyn Russell Steverson
Gwendolyn Russell Steverson
  • December 22, 1934 - December 28, 2017
  • Pearl, Mississippi

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Gwendolyn Russell Steverson, 83, died on December 28, 2017 at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson, MS.

Visitation will be held Saturday, December 30, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home in Pearl, MS. Funeral services will be at 12:00 pm, following the visitation, with burial to follow in the Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, Pearl, MS.

Gwendolyn Russell was born to the late Lavert Franklin Russell and Jesse Edward Russell on December 22, 1934, in Brookhaven, MS. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her oldest brother, Lt. Col. Gerald Edward Russell of Fort Polk, LA and daughters, Peggy Steadham and Asa Fay Hopson. She is survived by her husband, Luther Edward Steverson; son, Johnny Franklin Steverson, Sr. (Denise) of Pearl, MS and their children, Cameron, John, Jr., Carter, Kaley, and Kelsey; two children whom we cherished, Leslie Steverson (Beth) and Ginger Motz (Larry), as well as numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; sisters, Dubois Russell Shoemake (Thomas) of Crystal Springs, MS and Ava Russell Spell (Charles) of Pearl, MS; and brother, Jerry Franklin Russell of Alabaster, Alabama.

Gwendolyn was an active member of McLaurin Heights.