Stevenson, Louie Frank (Rome)

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Louie Frank Stevenson, 55, of Rome, GA, passed away Thursday, January 10, 2013 at his residence. 

He was preceded in death by his father, Roy Stevenson; and one sister, Joyce Lee Jonga.

Survivors are his wife, Mary Puckett Stevenson of Rome; son, Louie Frank Stevenson, Jr. of Jacksonville, FL; two step-daughters, Patricia Gray, and Kate Burkhalte; mother, Katherine Stevenson of LaFayette; two sisters, Martha (David) Allen of Jonesboro, GA and Charlotte (John) Grier of Surprise, AZ; one brother, Rudell Stevenson of Tampa, FL; uncle, William Shoemaker of Naples, FL; his dog, Ben; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Funeral service will be held Thursday, January 17, at 1 p.m. at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 224 Dunwoody Road, LaFayette, GA with Pastor Rheubin M. Taylor officiating. Interment will follow in LaFayette Memorial Gardens. 

The family will receive friends one hour before the service. 

Arrangements are by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton.


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