Bertha 'Lee' Bassham Stevenson

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Bertha "Lee" Bassham Stevenson, age 83 of Lewisburg, passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at her residence after a long illness.

Mrs. Stevenson was a native of Giles County and was the daughter of the late Alford Bassham and Clara White Bassham. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Edith Green and a son, Randy J. Dillard.

Mrs. Stevenson was manager of Williams Optical in Nashville where she retired and was a member of Richland Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Thomas Carl Stevenson of Lewisburg; two sons, Billy (Sheileen) Beach of Nashville and Terry (Vicki) Dillard of Lewisburg; one daughter, Sandy (Ronnie) Wilson of Anderson, AL; three sisters, Caroline (Jay) Newell of Ashland City, Joan Balitski of Brentwood, and Lana (Bobby) Hogan of Dickson; six grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mrs. Stevenson were held Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home with Buddy Pope officiating. Burial followed in Short Cemetery in the Spring Place Community.

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Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.