JAMES (JIMMY) NELLO STEVENS, 59, brother of Diane Purnell, wife of the Rev. George Purnell, Southwest District Superintendent of the Indiana Conference, died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011 in Adrian, Mich. A family memorial will be held at a later time. Survivors include: four sisters, Diane, Nancy, Judy and Teresa. The family is deeply grateful to Jimmy”s caregivers at the group home he lived in for the past 19 years and to the Lenawee County Hospice staff. Condolences can be sent to the Rev. & Mrs. George (Diane) Purnell, 4455 Epworth Road, Suite A, Newburgh, IN 47630.