Mr. McKinnley Odell Stevens, age 87, of Boone, passed away Monday, February 10th at Watauga Medical Center.

Born June 28, 1926, in Watauga County, to Millard and Biddie Lewis Stevens, Odell was a member of the Christian Biblical Church of God and a long time truck driver – carefully delivering glass and mirrors for a number of years.

Surviving are his wife, Gladys Maine Stevens, of the home in Boone; daughter Judy Lookabill & husband George; granddaughters Sherry Williams and husband Brian and Carrie Lookabill all of Johnson City, TN; grandson Dale Lookabill and wife Denise of Baltimore, MD; brother Charles Stevens and wife Lorraine of Todd, NC; sister Edna Mae Kirby of Lenoir, NC; five great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Millard and Biddie Lewis Stevens.

Due to the weather, funeral services for McKinnley Odell Stevens have been rescheduled for Saturday, February 15, 2014, at 11:00 AM at Austin & Barnes Funeral Chapel officiated by Garrett Williams.

Burial will follow at Hopewell Community Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Austin & Barnes from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM prior to services.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Hopewell Community Church Cemetery in care of Betty Davis, 4061 Highway 194 North, Boone, NC 28607. Online condolences may be sent at the website Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Stevens family.

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