Willena Mae Blue-Steward

Published 11:30 am Thursday, February 10, 2011

SPRAGUE RIVER, Ore. — Willena Mae “Cee” Blue-Steward, formerly of Vicksburg, died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, at her home. She was 75.

Mrs. Blue-Steward was born and raised in Vicksburg.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Archie and Abbie Blue; a brother, Charles Blue Sr.; and her son, Myles Steward Jr.

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Survivors include her husband of 54 years, Myles Steward Sr.; four daughters, Jeanette Glover of McKinney, Texas, Martha Jean Owens of Sprague River, Ore., Rita Rene Scott of Pomona, Calif., and Rita Chauntai Smith of Vicksburg; four sisters, Mildred Scott of Bly, Ore., Bobbie Jean Swafford of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Linda Johnson and Beverly Johnson, both of Vicksburg; two brothers, Claude Blue Sr. and Lonnie Dean Blue, both of Vicksburg; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at O’Hair & Riggs Funeral Home in Sprague River. Visitation will be from noon until 8 tonight at the funeral home. Burial will follow Monday at 11 a.m. at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier, Calif.