Jessie Mae Temple Stevens
Jessie Mae Temple Stevens
  • October 31, 1947 - August 15, 2017
  • Hanover, Virginia

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Jessie Mae Temple Stevens, 69, of Dawn, VA, peacefully went to be with the Lord on August 15, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse L. Stevens Sr. Jessie embodied an entrepreneurial spirit and was a strong woman of faith. She loved traveling, gardening, and embraced fellowship with family and church members. Jessie is survived by her daughters, Sandra Stevens, Dana Johnson, and Shamika Johnson; son, Jesse Stevens Jr.; six grandchildren, Devonya Stevens, Ambrea Johnson, Aijah Johnson, Destiny Stevens, Kamryn Stevens, and Jordyn Stevens; a devoted sister, Mary Louise Miller; seven brothers, James Franklin Temple, Carl Berkeley, Thurman Berkeley, Wallace Berkeley, Floyd Berkeley, Bruce Berkeley, and Brent Berkeley; two devoted friends, Mattie Muse and Joan James, and a host of nieces, nephews, Godchildren, cousins, and friends. The family will receive friends on Friday, August 18, 2017 from 6-8 pm at Nelsen Funeral Home & Crematory - Reid Chapel, 412 S. Washington Highway, Ashland, VA 23005. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Second Mount Zion Baptist Church, 31220 Old Dawn Rd, Hanover, VA 23069. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.