Rev. Olyn S. Stevens, 87, of Charleston went to be with the Lord on December 2, 2019. While he will be missed, he has been reunited with his beloved wife, Jo Ann, in heaven. Olyn was born on September 30, 1932 in Charleston, WV to Henry S. and Susie Stevens. He attended Stonewall Jackson High School prior to entering the Marine Corp. He served his country in the Korean War. After the war, he married Jo Ann Allinder. They were married 61 years and had 5 children. Olyn was an Ordained Baptist Minister and retired from the Kanawha Co. Schools. He influenced many generations of children at Mid Western Little League. He served in many facets, including President of the League. He is survived by his five children, Jerry Stevens (Bev) of Winfield WV, Jackie Stevens of Anderson Indiana, Rene Clark (Eddie) of Mt. Pleasant SC, Marlene Kidd (Dwight) of Gettysburg PA and Mark Stevens (Diane) of Summerville SC. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Olyn’s family is forever grateful to Don Haddox who assisted in his care during his journey. Funeral Service will be held at 1;00 pm Saturday December 7, 2019 at Elk Funeral Home, 2001 Pennsylvania Ave., Charleston. Burial will follow in Elk Hills Memorial Park, Big Chimney. The family will receive friends from 12 pm until the service time Saturday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at elkfuneralhome.com Elk Funeral Home is honored to serve the Stevens Family.
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