Funeral services for Mr. Jonah R. Stewart, 86, of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 2 P.M. on Saturday,
September 30, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home. Burial will follow in the John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery
in the Stone community of Jackson County.
The family will receive friends Friday from 10 A.M. – 9 P.M. and
on Saturday from 9 A.M. until time of services at Anderson –
Upper Cumberland Funeral Home.
Mr. Stewart passed away on Tuesday, September 26, 2006, at
the Livingston Regional Hospital in Livingston, TN.
He was born January 23, 1920, in Jackson County to the late
Henry Stewart & Mattie Harris Stewart. On August 10,
1940, he was married to Ethel Stewart, who survives.
Mr. Stewart was a factory worker. He served in the U.S. Navy
during World War II. In addition to his parents, he was preceded
in death by 2 Brothers: Henry Clay Stewart and an infant
brother; and 2 Sisters.
Survivors include his wife: Ethel Stewart of Gainesboro, TN; 3
Daughters: Barbara Stewart of Gainesboro, TN, Jean (Joe)
Brieter of Michigan, and Shirley Clark of Michigan; 2 Brothers:
Kenneth Stewart of Lebanon, TN, and Lewis Stewart of
Gainesboro, TN; and 3 Sisters: Annie Stewart of Gainesboro,
TN, Nellie Puckett of Indiana, and Mabel Brown of Cookeville,
TN. 11 Grandchildren, 22 Great-Grandchildren, and 5
Great-Great-Grandchildren also survive.
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