Daily Corinthian Newspaper dated March 13, 1972
WELL-KNOWN BUSINESS CIVIC LEADER BURIED
William Cameron Stevenson, Corinth businessman and civic leader, died Saturday at his
residence at 1219 Jackson St. after an apparent heart attack. He was 70.
Operating a furniture business for 40 years in Corinth, Stevenson, a native of Moorehead,
Mississippi, was owner of Stevenson's Frame Shop.
A graduate of the University of Mississippi, he was chairman of the Corinth Housing
Authority and a deacon and trustee of the First Presbyterian Church.
A former president of the Corinth Chamber of Commerce, he was a long time member of the
He also served as a past president of the Corinth Rotary Club and was chairman of the
Alcorn County Rationing Board during World War II.
A 32nd degree Mason, Knight Templer, Stevenson was a member of the Shriners.
He was married to the former Clara Johns.
Funeral services were held this morning at 11 at the First Presbyterian Church with the
Rev. R. Christy Morgan, officiating. Burial was in the City Cemetery.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, W.C. Stevenson, Jr. of New Orleans; a
daughter, Mrs. James Hugh Ray of Tupelo; a sister, Mrs. M.J. Shaw of Moorehead and 3
Pallbeares were Frank Worsham III, H.L. Williams, Jr., David Palmer, III, Dr. J.D. Biggers
III, James N. Palmer, Garrett Kennedy, James Norman and Dr. Robert Mathis.
McPeters Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.
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