Joyce “Boots” Alexander Stevenson, age 88, of Scotland Neck, passed away on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at Bryan Health and Rehabilitation in Scotland Neck.
She was born on May 28, 1931 to Woodbury and Lena Alexander and graduated from East Carolina Teachers College. Boots worked as a bookkeeper for several businesses in Scotland Neck, including Halco, Farmland, and the Town of Scotland Neck. Boots also worked for the Greenville Daily Reflector and Chick-fil-A. She was a member of the Scotland Neck United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her father, Woodbury N. Alexander; her mother, Lena Alexander; her sisters, Helen Fleming and Emily Pearson; and her brothers, Robert, Irving, Sam, and Ray Alexander.
Boots is survived by her son, George M. Stevenson, III of Greenville; her grandchildren, Geordy Stevenson and Marlyn Stevenson; and several nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life graveside service will be held on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Trinity Episcopal Cemetery in Scotland Neck, with Rev. Dusty Sprouse officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made directly to the Scotland Neck United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 401, Scotland Neck, NC 27874 or online by clicking here, or directly to Bryan Health and Rehabilitation, P.O. Box 405, Scotland Neck, NC 27874 or online by clicking here.
Letchworth-Sykes Funeral Service is handling the arrangements for the Stevenson family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting letchworthsykesfs.com.