Mr. Booker T. Stevens, of Virginia Beach and formerly of the Shore, departed this life Monday, Nov. 22, 2021, at his residence surrounded by his family.
Born in Cheriton, Booker was the son of the late Jack and Sylvia B. Stevens. He was affectionately known as “Book” by his family and friends. In Snow Hill, Md., 56 years ago, Booker married the love of his life, Bernice Bailey Stevens, whom he affectionately referred to as “Pumpkin.”
Booker was employed in several different capacities during his lifetime, which included custodial and janitorial services and with Perdue Foods in Accomac. He was a dependable and dedicated employee.
Private funeral services were held Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021, at the chapel of Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Accomac, with the Rev. Milton P. Bunting officiating. Interment was in the Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery, Wardtown.
Left to cherish Booker’s precious memory are his children, Yvonne Gaynor, Warren Bailey, Esco Parker, Reginald Bailey, Margo Stevens, April Bibbins, and Gary Stevens; 13 grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.