Charlene (Williamson) Stewart Bivens


Charlene (Williamson) Stewart Bivens, age 87, died June 22, 2011 at her home. She was born on March 4, 1924 in Sturgis, Ky., and she was the daughter of Charles and Cora (Arrington) Williamson.

Surviving her are her children; Myra Stewart of Martinsville, Ind., Kenneth (Sandi) Stewart of Southport, N.C., Paul (Pam) Stewart of Memphis, Tenn., Karen (Joe) Donner of Greenfield, Ind.; step-son, Don Stewart of Palm Springs, Calif.; brother, William “Bill” (Virginia) Williamson of Ariz.; fourteen grandchildren, nineteen great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

Preceding her in death were her parents; first husband, Basil Stewart; second husband, Nelson Bivens; daughter, Mona Marie Stewart; step-son, John Stewart; brother, J.R. Williamson; and sister, Magdelene Pride.

Visitation will be on Sunday, June 26, 2011, from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Erlewein Mortuary in Greenfield. Funeral services will be on Monday, June 27, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. also at the mortuary. Burial will follow at 2:00 p.m. at the Chambersville Cemetery in Ellettsville, Ind.

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