Emma's Story

Unity - Emma Louise (Lamson) Stevens passed away August 28, 2016, at the home of her son in Unity, Maine. She was born April 26, 1916, in Jackson, Maine to Greta (Larrabee) and Phillip F. Lamson. She attended Monroe Elementary School and Freedom Academy.
Emma is the widow of Frank M. Stevens. They were married on November 17, 1934 and moved to Unity in 1936 and farmed there for 25 years.
Emma worked at the Chicken Hatchery in Unity, the Truitt Brothers Shoe Factory in Belfast, in an Oregon lumber mill, and at the Ethan Allen Furniture Company in Burnham, retiring in 1983.
She spent many a happy Saturday night at the Blue Goose dancing with various friends.
She was predeceased by her parents; her husband; three sisters, Gertrude Shibles, June Fuller and Priscilla Walker; a brother, Charles; and a grandchild, Tracy Jean Smith.
Emma is survived by a daughter, Evelyn (Evie) and her husband David Smith of Carmel; her son, David Stevens of Unity; grandchildren, Steven Smith and his wife Gail of Orrington, Tobias Smith of Ashburn, VA, Dolly Wilson and her husband Anthony of Stoneham, MA, Ellen Stevens and Craig Stevens of Unity, and Raymond Stevens of Nashville, TN; one greatgrandchild, Melissa Tracy Smith; and various nieces and nephews.
At her request no funeral services will be scheduled. Burial of ashes will be held at a later date in the Simpson's Corner Cemetery, Dixmont.
Arrangements are by Lawry Brothers Funeral Home, 107 Main Street, Fairfield.
An online guestbook may be signed and memories shared at: www.lawrybrothers.com
Published in Bangor Daily News
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