Maudell Stevenson Minnieweather was born to Leo and Hannah Stevenson on October 2, 1940 in Monterey Louisiana. Maudell was the eldest of 14 children. The family settled in Battle Ground, WA when she was nine years old, later moving to Portland Oregon.
Maudell attended all girls Poly School. As an adult she had various jobs. She worked at Goldberg’s restaurant at the Lloyd Center mall, Blue Bell Potato Chip company, and later retired from OHSU Hospital.
Maudell was a beloved mother and friend to all. In her spare time before taking ill she enjoyed fishing. Family was important. Her daily text messages to her siblings and family were a must. She loved all of them unconditionally. Her laughter was contagious, she had a such a sense of humor. No matter where you were, you could hear her laugh and you would know that it was Maudell.
After the passing of her late husband Eugene Minnieweather, Maudell moved to Renton, Washington with her eldest son Jerry Stevenson for eleven years.
Maudell passed away on October 5, at the age of 81. She was preceded in death by her husband Eugene Minnieweather, her parents Leo and Hannah Stevenson, and her siblings Alma and her twin brother Millard Stevenson, Tommy Stevenson, Herman Stevenson, Philip Stevenson, Barbara Hammick and her granddaughter Tomeco Qualls.
She is survived by her three children, Jerry Stevenson of Renton, Washington, Deborah Stevenson of Portland Oregon, Anthony (Carla) Minnieweather Sr; two stepsons, Eugene Minnieweather Jr and Dwight (Cassandra) Minnieweather. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Freddy Long Jr of Atlanta, Anthony Jr, Noah, Alexis, Breantce and Sean. Great grandchildren Kamaria, Maxwell and Eternity. She leaves five siblings to mourn Ralph Stevenson, Linda Stevenson, Catherine Hicks, Ricky Hammick, Michael Hammick, Bonnie Sue Hammick and Leo Stevenson Jr, sister Verlene of Texas and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.