Nellie R. Russell Stewart
Nellie R. Stewart, 105, a resident of Jeffersonian Nursing Home and
a former resident of 209 S. Sixth St., died 6:45 p.m. Nov. 15, 1988,
at the nursing home.
Mrs. Stewart was born June 10, 1883, in Jefferson County, a daughter
of John and Martha (Mathus) Russell, Dec. 26, 1901, in St. Louis, she
married William F. Stewart, who died June 29, 1952.
Services will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Hughey Funeral Home with the
Rev. Buss Hart officiating. Burial will follow in Atkinson Cemetery.
Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m today at the funeral home.
Mrs. Stewart is survived by several nieces and nephews including:
Robert M. Russell and Carlton E. Russell, both of Mt. Vernon, Raymond
Russell of Dixon, Maurine Sechrest of Mazon and Florence Watkins of
Mrs. Stewart was a member of East Side Baptist Church and a charter
member of the Sunshine Center. Mrs. Stewart was preceded in death by
her husband; parents; one son, Russell; two brothers; and one sister.
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: Nov 1988
Submitted by: LaDonna Blevins