Etta Mabel Stewart
Etta Mabel Stewart, 95, of Mt. Vernon, died at 3:45 a.m. Feb. 7, 2007,
at St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.
She was born Dec.15, 1911, in Jefferson County to U.S. Hunt and Mary
Etta (Reed) Hunt. She first married Chester H. Minor in Aug. 1928 and
he was killed Jan. 6 1945 in WWII Battle of the Bulge. She later married
Forrest P. Stewart on Aug. 6, 1948 in South Bend, Ind. He preceded her in
death on May 23, 1980. Etta had worked as a seamstress at the Mode-O-Day
garment factory. She was a member of Logan Street Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Hughey Funeral Home
in Mt. Vernon. Rev. Jim Herzing will officiate. Entombment will be in
Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens Mausoleum in Woodlawn. Visitation will be from
9 a.m. until the service time Saturday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
Etta is survived by daughter Norma J. Webb and husband Roger of Mt. Vernon;
grandchildren Larry D. Webb and wife Gerri of Centralia, Pamela S. McMahan
and husband Richard of Mt. Vernon, and Jayson M. Webb and wife Erika of
Boulder, Colo.; great grandchildren Timothy Q. Webb and wife Angela of
Waltonville, Maia C. Maricle and husband Jeff of Evansville, Ind., Andrea
L. Snyder and husband John of Elberfeld, Ind., Katie E. McMahan of Louisville,
Ky., Amelia M. Webb of Boulder, Colo. and Madison A. Webb of Boulder, Colo.;
step grandson, Larry Scott and wife Michelle of Mt. Vernon; great great step
granddaughter Alexus Scott of Mt. Vernon; and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents, husbands, brothers Roy Hunt and Conley Hunt , sisters
Mildred Miller and Mae Sechrest, preceded her in death.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Logan Street Baptist Church
Building Fund and will be accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed to Hughey
Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864. Arrangements have been entrusted
to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 or visit
www.hugheyfuneral-home1969.com for further information.
Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Date: 8 Feb 2007
Submitted by Robert W. Loman