Barbara J. Stevens

Barbara J. Stevens, 78, of Van Buren, IN, and having family in Warren, IN, died Monday, June 8, 2020, at University Nursing Center in Upland.

Mrs. Stevens attended the New Testament Baptist Church. She sang in the choir during the morning and evening services and was also a leader on Wednesday evenings for the Awana Club. She was a member of the Dana Sympathy Club and the American Legion Post 368 Ladies Auxiliary in Van Buren.

She was born May 23, 1942, in Bellefontaine, OH, to William R. and Mary M. Ledman Denton. She married James Satterthwaite on June 25, 1960, and they divorced in August 1973. She then married Dana L. Stevens on Dec. 7, 1973, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 20, 2005.

Survivors included three daughters, Kimberly (Raymond) Eccles and Tresa Satterthwaite, both of Van Buren, and Kathy (Greg) Stucky, of Warren; a son, Kevin Satterthwaite, of Van Buren; a half-sister, Evelyn (Joe) Grubb, of Marion; 12 grandchildren, Eric Hartupee, Adam Satterthwaite, Robert Satterthwaite, Kevin Satterthwaite, Mike Weinley, Dustin Carmack, Jessica Stucky, Austin Stucky, Nicholas Stucky, Logan Stucky, Christy Eccles and Chelsea Eccles; 14 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Calling is Thursday, June 11, 2020, from4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, 1341 N. Baldwin Ave., Marion. A service of celebration will be held Friday, June 12, 2020,at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Grant Memorial Park.

Memorials may be directed to the organization of the donor’s choice.

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