Della Mae Ballance Stevenson, 99 years old, beloved grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great grandmother and friend to so many, was called to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on September 30, 2020. She entered this world on May 13, 1921, in Pasquotank County, North Carolina. Della delighted in caring for her family as she raised her only child as a homemaker and loving mother while moving with her husband to each new job site as he built bridges throughout the southern United States and Panama City, Panama.
Della is survived by her loving grandchildren, Tammy Fouts (David), Dawn Iueli (Rick), and William Eric Stevenson (Betsy); nine great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren, three brothers, Leahman Ballance, Lonie Ballance, and Franklin Ballance; two sisters Lois Rock and Annie Dowden; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Della is preceded in death by her loving husband, William Henry Stevenson; father, George Columbus Ballance; mother, Hazel Annie Sanderlin Ballance; son, William Arthur Stevenson; brothers Everett Ballance, Ray Ballance, Robert Ballance and Herbert Ballance, and sister Ada Lee Ballance Harris.
The family would like to give special thanks to Hospice of Baton Rouge, especially nurse Tiffany, and staff of Amber Terrace Assisted Living for taking great care of her in her final days.
Graveside service will be at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, 6213 Groom Rd, Baker, LA, on Monday, October 5, 2020, at 10:00 AM.
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