Obituary | Ben Calvin Stevens

s60Mr. Ben Calvin Stevens, age 95, a resident of Foreman, Arkansas died Monday, September 16, 2019, in Ashdown, Arkansas.

He was born July 27, 1924, in Cross Roads Arkansas on the Arkansas and Oklahoma line road. He was a member of the Foreman First United Methodist Church. Throughout Ben’s life he worked as a sawyer, a welder at the cement plant in Foreman, and the retired from the De Queen Treating Plant.

Mr. Stevens was preceded in death by his parents, Belle and Silas Stevens; his wife, Juanita Stevens; his son, Larry Stevens; and a sister, Hattie Dollarhide-Priest.

He is survived by a son and his wife, John and Paula Stevens of Foreman; one daughter-in-law, Gale Stevens of Simms, Texas; one grandson and his wife, Jared and Elysha Stevens of Campbell, Texas; one granddaughter and her husband, Victoria and Orrin McLendon of Scoggins, Texas; and two great grandsons, Tyler Stevens and Blake McLendon.

Graveside funeral services for Mr. Stevens will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, September 19, 2019, at Gravelly Cemetery with Daryl Hines officiating, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home in De Queen.

The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Wednesday, September the 18th at the funeral home.

You may leave a condolence at www.wilkersonfuneralhomes.com

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