Sara C. Stewart, of Oxford, passed away Monday, February 3, 2014. Mrs. Stewart was born in Randolph County, September 13, 1923, the daughter of Grady and Nancy Holmes Carter. At an early age she began work in Marietta, Ga. at the Bell Bomber Facility. And there, during World War II she helped build the B-29 bomber. She spent most of her life in Anniston where her final work was in the lunchroom of Anniston High School. She loved meeting people and was always uplifting and an encouragement to those around her. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Anniston at McClellan. She is survived by a daughter, Judy Collins, of Atlanta, Ga.; one grandson, Jason Collins; her brother, Joe T. Carter Sr. of Birmingham; one sister, Mary Nell Cofield, of Newell; nieces; Peggy (Wilson) Smith, of Wedowee, Nancy (Cofield) Simpson, of New Site, Nan (Carter) Bronnenberg, of Dallas, Texas and nephews, Tommy Cofield, of Newell and Joe Carter Jr., of Birmingham. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Carnis Stewart; her brother, Ernest Holmes Carter and her sister, Erma Jean Wilson. Visitation was Thursday, February 6, at 10 a.m., Gray Brown-Dignity Service, Wilmer Avenue. Graveside service followed at 11 a.m. at Forestlawn Cemetery. Gray Brown-Service Mortuary in charge of arrangements. (256) 236-3441 Online condolences made at www.graybrown service.com
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Published in The Anniston Star from Feb. 5 to Feb. 9, 2014