Funeral services for Clifford W. (Cliff) Stewart, 75, of West Plains,
were held Sunday, Sept. 11 at Central Church of Christ. Burial was in
Oak Lawn Cemetery. Mr. Stewart died Thursday, Sept. 1, 2005, at Ozarks
Medical Center in West Plains.
He was born Jan. 4, 1930, in Waltonville, Ill., the son of Virgil Allen
and Madia Opal (Bean) Stewart. He married Mae Ola Black Nov. 8, 1947, in
St. Louis. He was an evangelist in the Church of Christ for 53 years. He
performed hundreds of baptisms, weddings and funerals during his years of
ministry. He also was an inspector at Systems and Electronics, Inc. for 30
years. He enjoyed woodworking, writing and research, reading westerns and
Mr. Stewart is survived by his wife, Mae Stewart; three daughters, Cheryl
Roberds and her husband, Bill, of Bethalto, Ill., Pam Divelbiss and her
husband, Randy, of Gepp, Ark., Andrea Craig and her husband, Mike, of Hugo,
Okla.; two sons, Wayne Stewart and his wife, Elena, of Washington, Mo., and
Lowell Stewart and his wife, Lana, of West Plains; 19 grandchildren;
eight great-grandchildren; one brother, Morris Stewart; one sister, Erma
Humphrey and her husband, Phil; and many nieces and nephews.
Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, West Plains, directors.
Date: 16 Sep 2005
Source: Ozark County Times, Gainesville, MO
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman