Mildred M. Stewart, 86

Mildred M. Stewart, 86

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Mildred Marie Stewart, 86, of Gillespie passed away at 8:27 p.m., Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at Heritage Health of Gillespie.

She was born Jan. 9, 1931, in St. Louis, Mo., to Nicholas and Louise (Villa) Morris. She married Sam Stewart Sr. on Aug. 19, 1950, in Gillespie; he preceded her in death on June 11, 2003.

Mrs. Stewart was a deputy city clerk for the city of Gillespie for more than 38 years. She was a member of the United Methodist Church and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and the outdoors.

Surviving  are her son, Donald (Charlene) Stewart of Gillespie; daughter-in-law, Suzanne Stewart of Litchfield; grandchildren, Kelly Lyons of Sawyerville and Jaclyn (Ted) Knetzer of Gillespie; great-grandchildren, Brody Edward Knetzer and Aidan Samuel Lyons; and sisters, Eileen (Dick) Stratton of Bluffton, S.C. and Estelle Volosian of Weirton, W.V.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Sam Stewart Jr.; and a brother, Nick Morris.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. until services at 1 p.m., Saturday, March 11, at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie, with Pastor Larry Moreau officiating. Burial will be at Gillespie  Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Gillespie  Cemetery.

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