Larry Gene Stevens

Larry Gene Stevens, 74, of Elm Mott, met Jesus face to face on Sunday, January 12, 2020.

A Celebration of Larry’s Life: 4PM Friday, January 17th at Victorious Life Church in Robinson, with Rev. Tim D. Stevens officiating, assisted by Rev. DeWayne Watson and Rev. Lloyd Zeigler.

Visitation: 6 to 8PM Thursday, January 16th at Lake Shore Funeral Home, 5201 Steinbeck Bend in Waco.

Larry and Arlene served as missionaries for 37 years to the countries of Malawi, Tanzania and Botswana on the continent of Africa; and was an active member of Victorious Life Church in Robinson.

Larry was preceded in death by his son, Michael Stevens; his brother, Don Stevens; and his father, Bertram Stevens.

Larry has gone ahead of his wife of 55 and 1/2 years, Arlene (Pryor) Stevens; his three children, Tim Stevens and his wife Michelle, David Stevens and his wife Karen and Michelle (Stevens) Watson and her husband DeWayne. His departure from this life also precedes his mother Nettie Stevens; and his brother Mel Stevens; and sister, Debbie Stevens. Larry has 7 grandchildren, 2 great grandsons, and several nieces and nephews.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Danny Tomlinson

    All of us here at Providence Hospice wish to extend our heartfelt condolences to the family of Mr. Stevens. It was an honor and privilege to be a part of his care and to provide support to his family. May you all know tha peace and presence of God during this coming weeks and months. Thank you for allowing us the privilege of caring for your loved one.
    Chaplain Danny Tomlinson

  2. My sincere condolences to the family. Larry was very instrumental in my early christian life, not only as my youth pastor, but he also drove the church van that picked me up for church every week. He was a great mentor, friend, and great example of a christian man.
    With Fondest Memories.
    Tom Neeley

  3. My heart is broken for Arlene and the family. Larry was a dear friend. We will miss him dearly. The Stevens are not only our dear friends, but part of our mission family. Despite the grief that is felt now, there is the hope of that glad reunion day not far ahead for those in Christ. I anxiously await the time when we can get together around the marriage table of the Lamb to celebrate with those who have gone on before. Holding you all in our thoughts and prayers today. On behalf of the Fannins and Keltys we send our love. Aunty Linda Fannin

  4. We sure loved Larry! We have wonderful memories that we will treasure. Our hearts grieve with you during this time. Love always, Danna

  5. Warren Newberry

    Annette and I extend our sincere condolences to the Steven family. May God give you peace as you celebrate Larry’s home-going. He has achieved ultimate healing and now can rejoice with his Lord. We also celebrate his faithfulness to God, his family and to the people of Africa. We are blessed to have ministered with him in Malawi.

  6. Thinking of you… Arlene, Michelle, Tim and David… Larry was a very precious son of God and we were privileged to know him while we were in Africa together! Many blessings to each of you as you miss him, but look forward to reuniting with him in Heaven one day!! Verita and Loren Buboltz

  7. I am thankful for the impact Uncle Larry had in my life. He is a truly wonderful man! My deepest condolences for your loss, but I rejoice for the day when we will all be reunited with our Lord and Savior!
    Here is a song I hope will bring you comfort:

    God is good ♥️

  8. Elsie Ann Plaunty

    Pastor Stevens and Family,
    Our Condolences to you and your family. Our blessings and love you each of you.
    Elsie Ann Plaunty and Jay Howard
    Azle Police Department

  9. Michele and James

    We did not know Larry personally but heard so many incredible stories about him. Through those stories we have grown to love the man of God he is.
    What an impactful man, a great example of our Jesus and a life worth celebrating!!
    Our hearts grieve with you all during this time of missing him and we can’t for the day that we can meet and rejoice with Larry personally.
    Lifting you up in prayer continuously.
    Love from the Brush family ❤️

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