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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 
Princeton, IN.  

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

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