Pauls Valley, OK, Pauls Valley Democrat


October 20, 2013

Helen Stevenson

Pauls Valley, Oklahoma — Helen Stevenson, 81, passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at home in Ardmore. She was born January 20, 1932 in Ada to Cliff Jones and Annie Lee (Cook). Helen married Manley Stevenson of Ardmore on August 28, 1974.

Helen was a wonderful daughter, wife, mother and grandmother. Mama, we were so blessed to have you in our lives.

Helen enjoyed talking about Jesus Christ with anyone who would listen. She loved singing gospel songs and ministering to sick and shut-in people needing prayer and deliverance. Last but not least, she loved family and her grandchildren. Helen took time to teach them responsibilities and Bible scriptures about Jesus Christ.

Helen is survived by her four children — three daughters: Helen Marie and Pinky Seals of Ada, Edna and Thacus Thompson of Denver, and Mary Williamson of Ardmore, and one son, Ernest Franklin of Tatums; two brothers: Sam Jones and wife Sharon of Antlers, and Raymond Jones and wife Dorthy of Chandler; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and many nephews, nieces, family members and great friends.

Helen was preceded in death by her parents; husband Manley Stevenson; two sons, Ray Charles and Fred David Franklin; and one brother, Cliff Jones.

Services were Saturday, October 19, 2013 at the Macedonia Baptist Church, 1020 7th Avenue NE, in Ardmore. Services are under the direction of Wooster Funeral Home in Elmore City, Okla.

Donations can be made to Cross Timbers Hospice, 207 C Street NW, Ardmore, OK 73401 or call (580) 223-0655. You may send a condolence to the family at

Text Only
  • J.W. Peters

    J.W. Peters of Elmore City, Oklahoma was born to Tom and Myrtle (Travis) Peters on October 10, 1927 in Roff, Oklahoma and passed from this life on April 21, 2014 in Plano, Texas at the age of 86 years.

    April 23, 2014

  • Truman Lee McCurley

    Truman Lee McCurley, 72, formerly of Pauls Valley, passed from this life April 17, 2014 with his family at his bed side at home. Truman made his home in Tulsa.

    April 23, 2014

  • Fred E. Cochran

    Fred E. Cochran of Pauls Valley passed away April 20, 2014 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma at the age of 74 years.

    April 23, 2014

  • Oneta K. Goss

    Oneta K. Goss of Pauls Valley passed away April 4, 2014 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma at the age of 90 years.

    April 8, 2014

  • Gary Don Parkey

    Gary Don Parkey, 69, of Paoli, Oklahoma was born May 31, 1944 in Wynnewood, Oklahoma to Harold “John” and Charolette Parkey, and entered this life on April 4, 2014.

    April 8, 2014

  • Carl Lloyd White

    Carl Lloyd White, 76, of Maysville was born April 17, 1937 in Garvin Springs, Okla., to Archie Aaron White and Hazel Mae (Jensen) White. He passed away April 2, 2014 in Oklahoma City.

    April 8, 2014

  • Larry E. Morris

    Larry E. Morris, 59, of Lindsay was born Aug. 2, 1954 and passed away April 2, 2014 in Hennessey, Okla.

    April 6, 2014

  • Jessie ‘Lovenia’ Victoria Alvarado

    Jessie “Lovenia” Victoria Alvarado, 83, of Pauls Valley was born in Wynnewood, Oklahoma to Fred Bevers and Jessie Kelsey Bevers on December 5, 1930. Lovenia passed from this life on April 3, 2014.

    April 5, 2014

  • Virginia Lee (Clagg) Herrin

    Virginia Lee (Clagg) Herrin was born on September 26, 1931 in Lindsay, Okla. and departed for her Heavenly home on March 27, 2014.

    April 1, 2014

  • Suzanne Patton

    Suzanne Chisholm Patton of Pauls Valley passed away March 26, 2014 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma at the age of 62 years.

    March 30, 2014

Business Marquee

  • How You Want It When You Want It Today's Pauls Valley Democrat

    Now you can view and download the Democrat right to your desktop on the day the paper is published. Click here to get more information on the Democrat's e-Edition.





    e-mail request to

    April 20, 2011 1 Photo 1 Link

AP Video