HERMON – Julia L. Stevenson, 82, died peacefully May 19, 2006, at a Bangor healthcare facility surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 3, 1924, in Levant, the daughter of John and Ellen “Nellie” C. (Kelly) Thomas. Julia is survived by her daughters, Darlene Brooks and husband, LeRoy, of Hermon, Bonita Peterson and husband, Nils, of Sebec, Tyra Stevenson of Hermon, Ellen Sparrow and husband, Willard, of Dixmont; four grandchildren, Joy Keyte and husband, Shawn, of Dover-Foxcroft, Justin Stevenson and wife, Rebecca, of Glenburn, Matthew Peterson and wife, Casandra, of Sangerville, Jonathan Peterson and wife, Beth, of Harpswell; five great-grandchildren, Emily, Hannah and Maxwell Keyte, Tyler and Trevor Stevenson; a special niece, Gailene Friedly of Carmel; a special nephew, Richard Thomas of Bangor; and several other nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Tyler in 1977; three sisters, Madeline, Viola, Jacqueline; and three brothers, William, Jarvis and Asbury. Friends are invited to visit with the family 11 a.m.-noon Tuesday, May 23, at Brookings Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor, where graveside funeral services will be held 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, at Evergreen Cemetery, Hermon. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com