Dovie Evelyn Stephens

October 21, 1931January 5, 2021

Dovie Stephens, age 89, passed peacefully in her home on January 5th, 2021 in Muskegon, Michigan. Dovie was born on October 21st, 1931 in Pikeville, Kentucky to David and Lilly Conley.

Dovie was a graduate of Muskegon Senior High. Dovie went on to work in housekeeping for Hackley Hospital for over 20 years. Dovie was married for 49 and a half years to John Stephens.

Dovie was preceded in death by her parents David and Lilly Conley, and husband John Stephens.

Dovie is survived by children Johnathan, Gregory, and David Stephens, grandchildren Mandy, Michael, Shaun, Kristine, Gregory Jr., Robert, Keith, and Kelly.

Dovie was loved by many and will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

A Visitation is set to take place on Monday, January 11th, 2021, from 1:00pm-2:00pm, with a service to follow at 2:00pm, officiated by Pastor Rudd, at Ever Rest Funeral Home and Chapel, located at 1783 E. Keating Ave. Muskegon MI, 49442.


  • Visitation

    Monday, January 11, 2021

  • Celebration of Life Service

    Monday, January 11, 2021



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Dawn Stephens

January 9, 2021

I met you when I was 10 at a basketball game. I met you again at 15, you were the mom I never had. We talked, you taught me things, you were my friend. I loved and cherished you. We met again when I was 33 I married your son, David, I have never been happier.
We love and miss you Mom.

Dawn & David Stephens

January 9, 2021

Mom was a great listener, confident and friend. She will be deeply missed. We love you Mom. RIP. LOVE DUKE AND DAWNY BROOK