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Mary Ann Bivins

Mary Ann Bivins, 81, of Union Grove, Alabama, went to be with the Lord, Monday, January 22, 2024 at SOMC Hospice in Portsmouth, OH.

She was born April 14, 1942 in San Antonio, Texas, daughter of the late Arthur and Jewell Steger.

Mary was a retired bookkeeper for BAMSI at the Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, AL and a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Union Grove, AL where she was in charge of the weekly church sign and church events. She was a proud military wife of 20 years and she loved serving and caring for other people.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Bivins; and four brothers, Curtiss Dotson, Joe Dotson, Ronnie Steger, and Bill Steger.

Mary is survived by three loving daughters, Sherry (Richard) Gambitta of San Antonio, TX, Rhonda (Mark) Thompson of Sebring, FL, and Carla (Harold) Shultz of Minford, OH with whom she was currently residing; six grandchildren, Andrea (Zach) Montgomery, Travis (Ashley) Culpepper, Megan Thompson, Trace Thompson, Leon Gambitta, and Reid Shultz; six great grandchildren; one brother, Gary Steger; two sisters-in-law, Melva “Mike” McMinn and Artie Dotson; sister-in-Christ, Pat Stewart; and other family and special friends.

Graveside services will be held at a later date in San Antonio, TX. Arrangements are under the direction of the McKinley Funeral Home in Lucasville, OH.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to USSA Adult Care Center, PO Box 597, Portsmouth, OH 45662 and/or SOMC Hospice, 2201 25th St. Portsmouth, OH 45662.

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