Erna Marie Stewart

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Erna Marie Stewart, 80, of Roachdale died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009 at Hendricks Regional Health.

She was born May 25, 1929 in Shoals, the daughter of the late Reid Lane and Agnes A. Lents Lane. She married Malcolm Stewart on April 14, 1950. He survives.

Mrs. Stewart was a homemaker. She attended Roachdale Christian Church and was a member of the Go-Getters Sunday School class, Pleasant Hill Community Church in Spencer, the Putnam County Camp of Gideons International Auxiliary, the Roachdale Philomath Club and the Town and Country Home Demonstration Club.

Surviving are her husband; sons, Dr. Dan L. Stewart and wife Donna, Russ A. Stewart and wife Lynn, Michael J. Stewart and wife Diane and James William Stewart and wife Corinna; daughter Deborah K. Turner and husband Chris; sisters Laura Bowman, Jean Wortinger and Luella Zehr; 15 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother and three sisters.

Service will be held at Roachdale Christian Church at 11 a.m. Saturday with minister Mick Buchanan officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery, North Salem. Calling will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the church.

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