Funeral services for Willie Raymond Stewart, 83, will be held at 7 p.m. tonight (Wednesday, January 6) at the Hemphill Church of Christ.
A son of the late Milton and Evary Burke Stewart, he was born in Etty. He died January 3 at his residence in Deane.
He was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Stephen Smith; a brother, Charlie Lewis; and a sister, Cassie Beatrice Stewart.
Surviving are his wife, Wanda Fleming Stewart; a son, Shannon Stewart and wife Lori of Seville, Ohio; four daughters, Sheila Fleming and husband Roger of Deane, Sandra Schmidt and husband Mike of Eleria, Ohio, Sabrina Mullins and husband Shawn of Pound, Va., and Scarlett Stewart of Deane; two adopted sons, Roy Hall and Denver Meade; four brothers, Orville Stewart and wife Arlene of Hemphill, Allen Stewart and wife Bianca of Millstone, and John Wayne Stewart of Hemphill; a sister, Sherry Stewart Marler of Cleveland, Tenn.; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.