Alene N. Stewart

Published 11:38 am Wednesday, January 26, 2011

ANGUILLA — Alene N. Stewart was born in Bassfield, Miss., on July 19, 1926. After graduating from Rolling Fork High School, she went to work for Fielding L. Wright as a legal secretary. She then worked for E.C. Clements, attorney, and then Production Credit Association as an agricultural lender. She also worked for Southern Agricultural Credit Corporation, a subsidiary of Bank of Anguilla. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Anguilla.

She is survived by her son, Russell Stewart Sr. of Anguilla; two grandchildren, Russell “Russ” Stewart Jr. of Anguilla and Audrey S. Lewis of Hernando; and four great-grandchildren, Taylor Stewart and Blaine Stewart, both of Anguilla and Lauren and Rylee Lewis, both of Hernando.

Ms. Stewart will be remembered as a devoted wife and mother who enjoyed cooking and sewing for her family and friends. She also loved her flowers and tending to her yard. She will be remembered as a good friend by all who knew her. Mrs. Stewart passed away Jan. 24, 2011, at Sharkey-Issaquena Community Hospital.

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Services will be graveside at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011, at Golden Link Cemetery in Anguilla. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. Wednesday at Glenwood Funeral Home in Rolling Fork.

Pallbearers will be Milton Ewing, Lee Leggett, Russ Stewart, Alton Norris, Kenneth Norris and Vernon Sanderford.

Honorary pallbearers will be Michael Hamilton and Scott Lewis.