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Mary Lou Stewart

May 7, 1930 — January 15, 2018

Mary Lou Stewart, 87, of Delano, TN passed away Monday, January 15, 2018 at her residence.  She was “the best cook in the world” and loved to sew.    

She was preceded in death by her husband, Allie G. Stewart; parents, Virgil and Sophie Weaver Nelson; brother, C. L. Nelson.

She is survived by her sons,  Wayne (Rhonda) Stewart, Benjamin (Audrey) Stewart, and Michael Stewart; grandchildren, Allan Stewart, Jr., Chris Stewart, Jada Pritchett, Mikey Stewart, Brendan Stewart, Kristen Jones; numerous great-grandchildren; sisters, Helen Ridenour, Aileen Hatfield, Wanda (Lee) Keele.  Several nieces, nephews and other extended family members also survive.

The family expresses a special “THANK YOU” to Avalon Hospice for their care.   

Funeral services will be at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home in Benton, TN with Reverend Joe Hatcher officiating.  Interment will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 18, 2018 in Coghill Cemetery with a white dove release ceremony concluding the service. 

The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at the funeral home prior to the service.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Stewart family guest book at www.higginsfuneral.com.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Mary Lou Stewart, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Higgins Funeral Home

6439 US-411, Benton, TN 37307

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Starts at 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Higgins Funeral Home

6439 US-411, Benton, TN 37307

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Interment

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Coghill Baptist Church Cemetery

, Etowah, TN 37331

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