Monday, October 17, 2011

Barbara L. Steverson, 79, of Cassville, passed away Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011, in Cassville Health Care and Rehab, Cassville.

She was born June 28, 1932, in Jenkins, the daughter of Leonard and Nadean (Jordan) Zinn. On Nov. 6, 1950, in Russell, Kan., she was united in marriage to Jerry Steverson, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were her father and step-mother, Leonard and Helen Zinn; her mother and step-father, Nadean and Earl Bradford; two children in infancy; and one brother, Jim Bradford.

Survivors include: two sons, Danny Gene Steverson, of Anaheim, Calif., and Leonard Joe Steverson and his wife, Holly, of Oswego, Kan.; one daughter, Sue Ann Steverson of Lee's Summit; one brother, Eddie Bradford and his wife, Merle, of Cassville; one sister, Vera Wuellner and her husband, Don, of Alton, Ill.; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She grew up in Barry County and graduated from Cassville High School. She was a member of Roaring River Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Brother Bob Neeley and Rev. Paul Yarnall will conduct the services. Burial will be at Corinth Cemetery, Cassville.

The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.

Contributions may be made to Susan B. Coleman Breast Cancer Awareness or American Cancer Society in her memory.

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