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Leretha T. Stevens

September 27, 1948 ~ November 6, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old

Leretha Stevens Obituary

Leretha T. Stevens, born on September 27, 1948, in Jacksonville, Florida, passed away on November 6, 2023, in Jacksonville, FL. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. Leretha had a heart of gold and would give you the clothes off her back. She was a true servant of God.

Leretha was a proud chef and cooked for Colin Powell at Fort McPherson Army Base. Her culinary skills brought joy and satisfaction to those who had the pleasure of tasting her creations.

Leretha found solace and strength in her faith. She was a member of The Mighty Church of the Redeemed, where she worshipped and found spiritual guidance.

Leretha was preceded in death by her mother, Letha Mae Thomas, her father, James Thomas, her son, Harold Evans, Jr., her brother, Jimmy Fluker, and her sisters, Drunell Maule and Patricia Askew. Their memories will forever remain in the hearts of those who loved them.

Leretha is survived by her husband, Johnny Stevens, and her children, Lisa Jackson (James), Natasha Evans, and Timothy Evans. She will be deeply missed by her grandchildren, Domonic Sullivan, Lakeya Robinson, Tabari Evans, Chafonda Corey, Alisha Polite (Shelton), Jacoby Evans, Tavarius Leonard, Demetrius Evans, Joel Evans and Faith Evans. Leretha is also survived by her siblings, James Thomas, Jr., Jackline Hines, and Malissa Portley (Gene), as well as her special friends, Mildred Scott and Earlene Hill. She leaves behind a host of great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and many sorrowing friends.

Leretha T. Stevens will be remembered for her kindness, generosity, and unwavering faith. She touched the lives of many and will be deeply missed. May her soul find eternal peace.

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November 16, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Northside Chapel of Sarah L. Carter's
6665 New Kings Road
Jacksonville, FL 32219

Celebration of Life
November 17, 2023

11:00 AM
The Mighty Church of the Redeemed, Inc.
2311 West 12 Street
Jacksonville, FL 32209

Interment Following Service
November 17, 2023

Jacksonville National Cemetery
4083 Lannie Road
Jacksonville, FL 32218


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