POMEROY — Edna Mae Stewart, 90, of Mulberry Avenue, Pomeroy, went home to be with our Lord at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 30, 2014, in the St. Mary's Medical Center, Huntington W.Va. Born July 11, 1923, in Athens County, Ohio, she is the daughter of the late Clarence H. and Annie E. (McKee) McKee.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Rutland Freewill Baptist Church. She enjoyed going to church before her health failed her, she also enjoyed spending time with her family and shopping. Edna spent a lot of time with a very special niece Doll Woods.
Edna is survived by one daughter, Susan Kay (Albert) Lawson of Long Bottom; two sons, Carl Edward (Carol) Stewart, of Cheshire, and Charles Kenneth (Vera) Stewart, of Middleport; twenty one grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several great-great grandchildren. Two sisters, Helen Partlow, of Pomeroy, Ohio and Violet Stover, of Middleport; two sisters-in-law, Janet McKee, of Middleport, and Bernice McKee of Waynesville, Missouri; and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
In addition to her parents, Edna is preceded in death by the love of her life Charles "Charlie" F. Stewart, whom she married on July 6, 1938, and preceded her in death in 1997; a daughter, Margaret E. (Stewart) Goett; two sons, Larry E. and Robert C. Stewart; two great-grandsons, James Stewart and Charles R. Stewart Jr. Also preceding her in death are her sisters, Loucille Lewis, Freda Hammon, Lucy Reeves, and Dora Pincellie and two brothers, Jackie and Richard McKee. Nephews, Roger Partlow, Harold, Roy, and Gerold Hammon, and Charles Lewis Jr., Lester Lewis, Johnny and Jerry Reeves, Geno and Georgeio Pincille; a son-in-law, Thomas L. Goett; and four brothers-in-law also preceded Edna in death.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, February 3, 2014, in the Rutland Freewill Baptist Church, Rutland, Ohio, with Pastors Ed Varney and John Swanson officiating. Family and friends will be received from 11 a.m. until the service time at the church. Interment will follow in the Gravel Hill Cemetery, Cheshire. Arrangements are entrusted to the Cremeens-King Funeral Home, of Pomeroy.
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