Carol Louise Stevens, age 89, passed away on December 18, 2023, at the Continuous Care Center. She was born on November 11, 1934, in Wheeling, West Virginia. Carol dedicated over 30 years of her life as a Pharmacy Technician at Ohio Valley Medical Center.
Beyond her professional accomplishments, Carol had a zest for life and valued beauty that is in the world. She had a great appreciation for costumes and the arts, loving to watch professional dancers and ice skating. She enjoyed various hobbies. She loved playing cards, pool, and Bunko, as well as being an avid bowler. Family swim parties and beach trips brought her immense joy. Carol’s unwavering support for her children and grandchild was evident as she never missed a single one of their games. Her devotion to family was unmatched. Carol also had a big heart with a genuinely nurturing and giving spirit helping others when and wherever she could.
Carol was preceded in death by her parents, Carl Elwood and Violet (Moore) Hostutler, her beloved husband, James William Stevens (1976), and her siblings; Robert (Nancy) Hostutler, Phyllis (Thomas) Beihl, and Curtis (Mickey) Hostutler. She was also preceded by her brother-in-law, Terry Stevens and mother and father-in-law, James C. and Helen Stevens.
She leaves behind cherished memories in the hearts of her children; Cheryl Armstrong, Julie (Martin III) Dofka, and James “Curt” (Lisa) Stevens, two brothers Preston (Nancy) Hostutler and Dennis (Carol) Hostutler as well as her sister-in-law Diana Stevens. Carol was a loving grandmother to six grandchildren and a proud great-grandmother to twelve great-grandchildren. Additionally, she is survived by several nieces and nephews who will dearly miss her presence.
Services for Carol Louise Stevens will be held at the convenience of the family, as they come together to celebrate her life and bid farewell to a remarkable woman. During this time of sorrow, may we find solace in the memories we shared with her and honor her legacy of love, dedication, and unwavering support.
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