Susan Beth Stevens
Susan Beth Stevens
LONGVIEW — Susan Stevens, age 65, departed earth for Heaven August 30th from complication of Lewy Body Dementia. She struggled for seven years with the disease. Susan was born August 19, 1954 to Calvin and Eloise Heard in El Dorado, Arkansas. Ray and Susan were married on September 2, 1972 and dated throughout Susan’s years in high school. She is survived by her spouse Ray Stevens of Longview, son Chris Stevens and wife Kristi, son Ross Stevens and wife Nicole. Three granddaughters Karson, Reagan, and Hannah. Sisters Brenda Glemstead and Sena Metts. Nieces Kimberly and Renee; nephews Keith, Curtis, Chad and Robbie.
Susan graduated from Pine Tree High School in 1972 and Texas Women’s University in 1985 with a BS in Physical Therapy. Susan was very dedicated to her patients showing love and respect. She often spoke to them about God’s healing power. Susan was Director of Rehab Services at Wise Regional Hospital in Decatur, Texas for several years. She was also a home health therapist specializing in geriactric care.
Susan’s family was very important to her. Susan and Ray experienced many happy years together by the Grace of God. Her sons, granddaughters and sisters were a very important part of her life. Susan never met a stranger and should the Love of God to everyone she met. She was always ready to help anyone in need. She will be greatly missed by everyone who met her.
The family would like to especially thank Heartis Memory Care for the wonderful care and love given during her time at the facility. Heartsway Hospice did a wonderful job of controlling her pain and suffering with a very caring staff during the last days.
Services will be at Fellowship Bible Church on North McCann Road in Longview, Texas at 2 PM on Tuesday September 3 with visitation to take place 1-hour prior. Entombment will take place at Rosewood Park Mausoleum following services.
Arrangements are under the care of Rader Funeral Home in Longview. An online memorial book may be signed at

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