ATWATER, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Charlotte Louise Stevens, of Atwater sadly passed away on Sunday, March 5, 2023 at the age of 83. 

Charlotte was born on November 3, 1939 the daughter of the late Lee and Jearlen Ward. 

She enjoyed taking care of her family and working on her needlepoint and crocheting, however, she was the happiest spending time with all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include her children, Clarence (Shiela) Stevens, Jr. of Currituck, North Carolina, Robert (Sylvia) Stevens of Atwater, Charlene (Bill) Wallace of Canton, Donald Stevens of Atwater, Mary Thompson of Akron, John (Trudy) Stevens of Alliance, Susan (Scott) Robinson of Newton Falls and Pamela Makin of Alliance. She is also survived by her loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren, as well as her siblings, Wilma Holland of Huntington, West Virginia and William Ward of Canton.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Stevens, Sr.; four children, Thomas Lee, Barbara Ann, Mark Freeman and Paul Michael and her siblings, Melvin Ward, Shirley Hankin and Junior Ward.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 9, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at Gednetz-Ruzek & Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Service with Pastor Ron Lanham officiating. A time of visitation will be held the hour prior to the service at the funeral home from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Burial will take place in Atwater Cemetery.

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