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Interment at: Stewart Cemetery

Stewart Cemetery
Thursday August 23rd, 2018

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Ila Winnona Stewart

Ila “Winnona” Stewart went home to be with the Lord on August 20, 2018. A native and life-long resident of Jackson County, she loved living in the mountains, helping and doing for others. She had a deep love for her family and friends. She loved her church family and was known by grandchildren and great grandchildren as "Nanny." She was the wife of the late James Eugene “Gene” Stewart, daughter of the late Ted and Iowa Young. She was preceded in death by one grandson Jeremiah “Jeremy” Eugene Stewart; three sisters, Carolyn Nicholson, Florene Lambert, Murl Franks; one brother, Claude Young.

Surviving are her children; Roger Stewart, Sherry Ammons (Neil), Annette Biller (Gary), Judy Holland (Greg), Eddie Stewart and Janet Stewart; two sisters, Melva McCall, Reba Johnson; three brothers, Horace Young, Canler Young, Hale Young, and their spouses. Sixteen grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday August 23rd at 2:00 p.m. at Hamburg Baptist Church with the Revs. Gregg Hammon, Josh Holden, Johnny Norris and Morris Tippett officiating. Isaac’s Well will be providing the music for the service. +The family will receive friends from 12:00 until 2:00 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will follow in the Stewart Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to:

Glenville-Cashiers Rescue Squad, 79 N. Norton Rd. Glenville, NC 28736.

An online registry is available at: www.appalachianfuneralservices.com

Appalachian Funeral Services is serving the family.

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So sorry. My thoughts and prayers are with all the family. God gained another angel.

Rebecca (Becky) Moss Capps Aug 23 2018 12:00 AM

Rest In Peace Winnie..... you will be missed but we all know Gods gained another angel!

Cheryl Woerst Aug 22 2018 12:00 AM

Rest In Peace Winona.

Michael Davis Aug 22 2018 12:00 AM

I know Winnie is in a better place. My thoughts and prayers go out to her family.

Skip Ryan Aug 22 2018 12:00 AM

We were both so happy to have met you. We were welcomed into your home and fell in love with your sweet, kind and gentle soul. We will miss your smile.

Angela and Jason Clarke Aug 22 2018 12:00 AM


linda garren Aug 22 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ila Stewart

linda garren Aug 22 2018 12:00 AM

Winnona and I were friends for years. She always had a nice word for everyone and a warm hug. God put us in each other's lives for a short time, but I know she'll live always within the hearts of her family because she loved them so much. I for one, will miss her very much.

Bridget Ferrin Aug 21 2018 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathy for your loss of Mrs. Winona , her smile was definitely infectious , she made everyone feel like family when you walked in her house, she was the sweetest woman I have ever had the pleasure of knowing .You all are in my thoughts and prayers .

Tammy Clark Jones Aug 21 2018 12:00 AM

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