Funeral    services    for    Mr.  James  T.  Stewart,   68,  of
Cookeville, Tennessee,  will  be  held at 3 P.M. on Sunday, May
17, 2009,   at   Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN.    Burial  will  follow   in   the   Dodson   Branch
Cemetery in the Dodson Branch community of Jackson  County,
TN.

  The family will  receive  friends  on  Saturday  from  4  P.M. –
9 P.M., and Sunday from 1 P.M. until time of services.

  Mr. Stewart passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2009, at  St.
Thomas Hospital in Nashville, TN.
     
  He was born January 23, 1941, in Cookeville, TN, to the  late
Ted and Notie Stewart. On  January 16, 1976, he was married
to
Sandra Jeanette Stewart, who survives.

  He  was  a  court  officer  for  the  Jackson  County   Sheriff’s
Department.  He  was  a  former member of the Jackson County
Commission,  and  a  school bus driver for the  Jackson  County
School System. He was a farmer and a member of the Cummins
Mill Baptist Church.

  In  addition  to  his  parents, he  was  preceded in death by
1
Brother:
Ridley Stewart.

  Survivors  include  his  
Wife:   Sandra  Jeanette  Stewart   of
Cookeville, TN;  
1 Son: Ricky James (Gail) Stewart of Smithville,
TN;
4 Daughters and 2 Sons-in-Law:  Brenda (Gordon) Wells
of Syracuse, NY,  Sherry (Keith) Elliott  of  Sparta, TN,   Patricia
Hunter and Lisa Stewart, both of Cookeville, TN;   
2   Brothers:
David Eugene Stewart  of  Cookeville, TN,   and   Floyd (Karen)
Stewart of St. Louis, MO;   
2   Sisters: Wanda (Bob) Roberts of
St. Louis, MO, and Connie (Harvey) Rockwell of Cookeville, TN;
and  
2  Very  Special  Friends:   Wayne Mahaney  and  David
Pigg.   
12 Grandchildren   and   6 Great-Grandchildren also
survive.

  Bro. Clayton Lee  and  Bro. Billy Haney   will  officiate  at  the
services.

  
Pallbearers:    Zachery Smith,    Paul Stewart,   Keith Elliott,
Kevin Buhl,   Matthew Anderson,   Jeremiah Rockwell,     Harvey
Rockwell, Keith Davis

  
Honorary Pallbearers: Wayne Mahaney, Dennis Mayberry,
David Pigg, and Ray Mayberry
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