STEWART, Mattie Frances
Mattie Frances Stewart 'Fran,' 83, passed away July 4, 2013 in Roseville, California.
A viewing will be held at Rio Linda Community United Methodist Church, 6800 6th Street, Rio Linda, California, 10:00 a.m., on Wednesday, July 10, 2013. Services will begin at 11:00 a.m. Fran's final resting place will be in her hometown of Amory, Mississippi where she will be reunited with family members.
Fran was born in Amory, Mississippi to Jefferson Davis & Mattie Augusta Rea on December 29, 1929. In 1949 Fran and her beloved son Bill traveled to California, and after living in many different areas, decided to settle in the Sacramento area. Fran had a kind, generous and loving heart, and made many good friends during her lifetime. She set an example for good Christians by seeing the best in all people. Fran will be greatly missed by everyone who knew her.
Fran is preceded in death by two brothers, Ruble Rea Senior and Armon David Rea, and onesister, Dora Lee Conwill. She is survived by her sisters Clara Mae Dykes, Christeen Carpenter and Ruth Farrar; sons Bill Bernard and Jack Stewart; daughter Debbie Stewart Myers; grand-daughter Holli Larsen; great-grandsons Dakota & Billy Larsen; her constant companions/pets, 'Teddy' & 'Simone' and a great deal of family and extended family who love Fran dearly.
Published in The Sacramento Bee on July 9, 2013