Joyce Ann Stevens

Homemaker, Volunteer

Joyce Ann Stevens, 77, a Bethesda homemaker who was a Sunday school teacher and volunteer at Bethesda United Methodist Church, died of cancer Dec. 23 at Suburban Hospital.

Mrs. Stevens, who had lived in Bethesda since 1951, was a charter member of the Cedarbrook Swim Club and a volunteer at Parkwood Elementary School, both in Kensington.

She enjoyed sailing and indulged in creative seamstress work for friends and family.

A native of Ann Arbor, Mich., she attended Eastern Michigan University before coming to the Washington area at the start of World War II.

Survivors include her husband of 57 years, William L. Stevens of Bethesda; two children, James R. Stevens of Falls Church and Kathy Ann Byars of Bethesda; two brothers; and two grandchildren.

Vina Mae Hohein


Vina Mae Hohein, 80, a former bank clerk who retired in the late 1980s after about 10 years as a bookkeeper for Publisher Services Inc. in Alexandria, died of respiratory failure Dec. 23 at Inova Alexandria Hospital.

Mrs. Hohein, who lived in Alexandria, was a native of Marshall, Ark. She came to the Washington area in the late 1940s and, after years as a homemaker, worked as a clerk for banks in the Northern Virginia area. She also helped her husband, George Franklin Hohein, start Shirlington Trust Co., which after several mergers became Crestar Bank.

Her husband died in 1955.

Survivors include a son, George Douglas Hohein of Alexandria; a sister; and a brother.