She was born March 31, 1936, in Volusia County, Fla., to the late Broward Franklin Goodrich and Lucile Lillian Vann Goodrich. She was the widow of Charles Martin Stever Jr. She was a retired church secretary for Oak Hill Baptist Church. Mrs. Stever was a member of the Battle Branch Baptist Church and the Rabun County Senior Center.
She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She loved people, socializing and attending church. She enjoyed going to the Rabun County Senior Center. As a retired church secretary, she looked forward to attending seminars at Lake Yale, Fla. She never met a stranger and loved to sing and dance.
She is survived by: a son, Charles Martin Stever III (Renee) of Milan, Ohio; three daughters, Teresa Stever Pate (Kevin) of Tiger, Penny Stever Renfroe (Mike) of Oak Hill, Fla., and Sandra Stever DeLoach (Rob) of Edgewater, Fla.; a brother, James B. Goodrich (Rosemarie) of Oak Hill; a sister, Lyn Newman (Kemp) of Hendersonville, N.C.; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Battle Branch Baptist Church with the Rev. Madison McCrackin officiating. Burial will follow Monday at Oak Hill Cemetery in Oak Hill, Fla.
The body is at Hunter Funeral Home and will be taken Friday to the Battle Branch Baptist Church, where the family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. The family is at the home in Tiger.
Hunter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook is available at www.hunterfuneralhomega.com.
The Clayton Tribune, May 10, 2012