Helen L. Stevens, 94, of Wood River, died at 7:57 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014, at VIP Manor in Wood River.
She was born April 2, 1920, in Jerseyville, the daughter to the late Walter and Josie E. (Ingle) Snyder.
On September 21, 1940, she and William R. Stevens were married in Potosi, Mo. He preceded her in death on March 24, 2004.
She is survived by a daughter-in-law, Georgeanne Stevens; three grandchildren, William and his wife, Shannon Stevens III, Michael Stevens and James Stevens; and three great-grandchildren, William R. Stevens IV, Justin Stevens and Jordan Stevens.
Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, William R. Stevens Jr.; and a brother, Rupert “Buck” Snyder.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, at Paynic Home for Funerals, where services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 29, 2014. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville.
Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children.
Online information and guestbook may be found at www.paynicfh.com.