Graveside service for Mrs. Carolyn M. Stevens was held Friday, May 9, 2014, at 11 a.m. from Mt. Zion Congregational Methodist Cemetery.

The Rev. John Stephens officiated. John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Stevens, 61, died Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian.

She lived most of her life in Philadelphia. She was co-owner of Stevens Backhoe & Construction and was a heavy equipment operator.

Mrs. Stevens was preceded in death by her father, Alton McElhenney; son, Bruce Stevens; and brother, Andy Terrell McElhenney.

Mrs. Stevens is survived by her husband, Jerry Stevens of Philadelphia; mother, Josephine McElhenney of Columbus; sister, Joan Estes of Columbus; and brother, Larry E. McElhenney of Vernon, Ala.