Tributes paid to grandmother and Hethersett village volunteer

Marie Stevenson in 2014. Here, she was volunteering at Hethersett Library to give visitors an insigh

Marie Stevenson in 2014. Here, she was volunteering at Hethersett Library to give visitors an insight into the work of the Wymondham and Attleborough Talking Newspaper. Photo: Steve Adams

She was a much-loved wife and mother and an active member Hethersett's community life.

Former village resident Marie Stevenson has died, aged 76.

Mrs Stevenson was an integral part of Hethersett's community for many years before moving with husband, Paul, to Litcham a number of years ago.

Earlier this year she was honoured for her work with the Wymondham and Attleborough Talking Newspaper.

To mark the turn of the millennium, Mrs Stevenson spent a considerable amount of time making a photographic record of the village.


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She was also a leading light in the Hethersett Pantomime Group and Hethersett Players' Drama Group for many years.

Sarah Wright, pantomime director, paid tribute to Mrs Stevenson, saying: 'Marie was a great supporter of panto and players.'

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Kate Rowe, from the Hethersett panto group, said: 'I have lots of lovely memories to cherish of time spent with Marie at pantomime.'

Former Hethersett Rector, the Rev Di Lammas, also sent a message of condolence via Facebook.

Rev Lammas said: 'So very sad to hear, a lovely lady.'

Mrs Stevenson had two children and three grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at Mintlyn Crematorium, King's Lynn at 10.45am on November 4.

Would you like to pay tribute to Mrs Stevenson? Email stuart.anderson@archant.co.uk

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