Obituary for Alice Viola Stewart

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Alice Viola Stewart

November 6, 1930 - December 16, 2016

Alice “Viola” (Wilkerson) Stewart, age 86, passed away on Friday afternoon, December 16, 2016 at the Johnson Memorial Hospital in Franklin. She was a resident of Brown County.

 

Viola was born in Brookville on November 6, 1930, to her parents, the late Dale S. and Alice C. (Pitz) Wilkerson. She married Emmett “Loren” Stewart on August 4, 1951 in Fairfield. He preceded her in death on December 2, 2015 after 64 devoted years of marriage.

 

Viola is survived by her loving children, Sharon (Steve) Griggs of Ledbetter, Kentucky, Linda (Thomas) Drollinger of Indianapolis, Alice Cox of Nineveh, Beverly (Steve Weddle) Murray of Franklin and Randy (Sheila) Stewart of Prince’s Lakes; ten grandchildren and twenty-two great grandchildren.

 

She was preceded in death by eleven siblings and a great grandson, Dylan Cox.

 

Viola was a homemaker and was known as the Brown County Babysitter. She loved children and babysat for many families in the Brown County area. Viola was an active member of the Neighborhood Church of God in Nineveh. During her 60 years at the church, she served as a Sunday School Teacher, Treasurer, Secretary and Bible School Teacher. Viola was devoted to her church and her church family. She enjoyed crocheting and reading her Bible. Viola loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

 

The Revs. Jim Albertson and Nathan Stewart will conduct a funeral service on Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until service time on Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Nineveh Cemetery.

 

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Viola to the Neighborhood Church of God, “Memorial Fund”, 7440 Sweetwater Trail, Nineveh, IN 46164.

 

Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the Stewart family at

www.meredith-clark.com.   Information:  (812) 597-4670

 

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Date: Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home

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179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Service Information

Date: Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Time: 1:00 pm

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home

Address:

179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Born: November 6, 1930
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Condolences for Alice Stewart

Tammy Cravens posted on 12/17/16

You will be miss,

 

Kimberly J. Miller posted on 12/19/16

Shon, All of your friends and co-workers at Rite Aid want to express our deepest sympathy at the loss of your grandmother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

 

Tina Griggs posted on 12/19/16

I did not know Mrs. Stewart. Her daughter Sharon married my dad's brother. Aunt Sharon is an amazing lady who is always kind to me. She must get that from her mom! Praying for you all at this time. Tina Griggs

 

William & Betty Mcclelland posted on 12/19/16

We want to extend our heartfelt condolences to each of you. We loved Viola all these years and know there is a great reunion in heaven with so many that have gone on before, but especially with Jesus. Viola was a wonderful Christian woman who we will miss greatly. Much love to all of you.

 

Brent & Betsy Anspaugh posted on 12/20/16

No words can really help to ease the loss that you bear. Hoping that it helps to know that you are loved and thought of during this difficult time. We are praying for all of you. Praying for Gods peace to wrap around each one of you and for you to be strengthened in His love. Cherish the beautiful memories you have and take comfort in knowing that you will be with her again one day.

 

Cindy Schiller posted on 12/20/16

I am Nathan's Aunt Cindy and just wanted to express my feelings of sorrow for his loss.

 

Holly Brayden and alisse Collin Dylan cox posted on 12/17/16

We will miss Grandma puddin very much and love her with her. Now she will be with watch over Dylan. We love you

 

William and Betty McClelland posted on 12/20/16

We would like to offer our heartfelt condolences to each and everyone of you. We loved Viola very much and respected her for her Godly ways and her love for all of you and God. I know there was a happy reunion in heaven with Loren and all those that have left us in the last year, but more than anything she saw Jesus her savior. Much love to you all. She will be missed.

 

Nina Caron posted on 12/18/16

My deepest sympathies.

 

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