Sara Elizabeth Stevenson, known as Betty, passed March 19, 2022 at Grandview Hospital in Birmingham at the age of 91. She was born September 12, 1930, in West Point, MS, to the late John C. McLemore and Inez Loper McLemore. She was a telephone operator for Southern Bell for 14 years. She was a teacher for Head Start School in Akerman for many years. She was a member of Siloam Methodist Church for 30 years. She fought the good fight and now is at rest with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Because of His love and grace for us, she is at peace.
She is survived by one daughter, Susie Byrd of West Point; a sister, Dianne McLemore of Birmingham; 3 grandchildren, Chris Byrd, Keri Byrd, Beth Byrd; 3 great grandchildren, Justine Byrd, Zachary Byrd, and RonnyKay Byrd.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jimmy Stevenson.
Funeral service will be 3 pm, Monday, March 28, at Robinson Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Rick Ousley will officiate. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Scott Smith, Brandon Smith, George Simmons, Chris Byrd, Justine Byrd, and Johnny Byrd. Visitation will be from 2-3 pm Monday at Robinson Funeral Home. Memorials can be made to Samaritan’s Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607.