Viola Stewart, 99, died September 6, 2012 at Frank Wells Nursing Home in Macclenny. Mrs. Stewart was born December 18, 1912 and was married to the late Edward “Redd” Stewart. She was preceded in death by sons Kenneth Stewart and Emmit Stewart; sisters Rosie Lee Givens and Katie L. Pickett; brother John Cooper; nephew Arlee (L D) Givens.
Mrs. Stewart is survived by her daughter Ruth Israel; loving son Gary Stewart; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sister Lillian Noakes of Boston, Mass; niece Carlena (Eunice) Bell of Jacksonville; special nephews Bishop Richard Givens of Jacksonville, Elder Mitchell Givens of Sanderson and Evangelist Leroy (Lois) Givens of Fort Lauderdale; sister-in-law Hilda McCray of Sanderson; other nieces, nephews and friends.
The funeral service for Mrs. Stewart will be September 15 at 1 pm at the Faith Temple COGIC in Sanderson. Visitation for family and friends will be Friday from 5-7 pm at the church.