Rose Marie Stevens of Quapaw died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008, at Integris Baptist Regional Health Center in Miami after an illness. She was 59.
Mrs. Stevens was born March 22, 1949, in Miami to Church and Wilma Marie (McKibben) Wolfenbarger. She lived in Quapaw all her life.
She was employed by Willowcrest Hospital. She and her husband owned and operated Long Branch Saloon in Quapaw. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Quapaw.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harley Stevens; her parents; her stepfather, Blanchard Floyd McKibben, and one brother, Floyd Douglas McKibben.
Survivors include one son, Robert Eugene Shelton II of Wyandotte; three daughters, Tonya M. Barnes of Miami, Misty Dawn Beattie of Peoria and Christy Jean Burrow of Miami; one stepdaughter, Kimberly K. Pease of Chetopa, Kan.; three brothers, Joe Junior McKibben and Curtis Lee McKibben, both of Quapaw, and Charles Ray McKibben of North Miami; one half brother, Blanchard Floyd McKibben III of Quapaw; three sisters, Delores Lucille Grube, Gay Lynn McKibben and Tony Elizabeth Torres, all of Quapaw, 20 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Baxter Springs (Kan.) Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Joe McKibben, Curtis McKibben, Charles McKibben, Blancher Floyd McKibben III and Don Hogan.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Paul Thomas Funeral Home in Picher.