Georgia Stevers


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Posted Online: Feb. 22, 2013, 7:19 pm
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Georgia H. Conley Stevers, 82, of Moline, died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at Rosewood Care Center, Moline.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at Sunset Lawn Cemetery, Harrisburg, Ill. Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Moline, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Georgia was born on Oct. 17, 1930, in Mountain Township, Saline County, Ill., the daughter of Henry Nelson and Eula Ann Sneed Conley. She married William Eugene Stevers in June of 1948, and three children were born from this union, Patricia Ann Stevers, Wendel E. Stevers and Wayne E. Stevers. Georgia moved to the Quad-Cities in 1956 with her family.
Georgia worked as a dietary supervisor for East Moline Mental Health and East Moline Correctional Center and retired with 25 years of service to the state of Illinois. Georgia loved quilting and working on family history with her son.
Survivors include her sons, Wendel E. Stevers, Colona, and Wayne E. (Kitty) Stevers, Hampton; grandchildren, Peter A. Stevers, Wanetta E. Stevers Tipsword, Shawn C. Stevers and William A. Stevers; great-grandchildren, ShyAnn Stevers, Emiley Tipsword, Westlea Tipsword and Alyssa Tipsword; sister, Wanda M. Edwards Huff, Carrier Mills, Ill.; and great friends that she met along the path of life.
She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Patricia Ann Stevers; brother, Henry Conley Jr.; ex-husband, William Eugene Stevers; stepfather, Louis Otto Edwards; and sister, Gertie Mae Edwards Myers.
A precious one from us is gone, a voice we loved is still, her place is vacant in our home, which never can be filled, never shall she be forgotten, never from our memory fade. Loving hearts shall always linger around the grave where you were laid.
Online condolences may be left for her family by visiting www.esterdahl.com.












 




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