Marieda K. Stephenson, 84, formerly of New Knoxville, OH died 6:15 a.m. Thursday March 11, 2021 at Advent Health Hospice Care in Orange City, FL.
She was born October 2, 1936 in Portsmouth, OH to Harry K. and Ethel Garnett (Knore) Shelton.
On March 25, 1956 at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Dayton, OH she married Loren E. Stephenson, who survives.
Also survived by: son Bradley (Jennifer) Stephenson of Charleston, WV
son Craig Stephenson of New Knoxville, OH
son Douglas (Deb) Stephenson of Ripley, TN
daughter Rhonda (Bruce) Bergman of New Knoxville, OH
6 grandchildren 5 great-grandchildren
sister Vontilla (Lou) Durko of Englewood, OH
sister Theola Warner of Kettering, OH
sister Rozenna Schaar of Port Charlotte, FL
brother Darwin (Judy) Shelton of Atlanta, GA
She was a graduate of Roosevelt High School in Dayton, OH (Class of 1954).
She retired as an office administrator from Bremco Mills in New Bremen, OH.
Marieda attended the New Knoxville United Methodist Church and First Congregational Church of Orange City, FL.
A talented seamstress, she also enjoyed knitting and crocheting. Marieda also will be remembered for the delicious pies that she baked.
More than anything else, she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Funeral rites are scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m. Saturday March 20, 2021 at the New Knoxville United Methodist Church. The Rev. Dennis Gaertner will officiate the services. Private family burial will take place at the Dayton Memorial Park Cemetery in Dayton, OH.
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Arrangements have been entrusted to the Miller Bros. Funeral Directors in St. Marys & New Knoxville, OH.
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