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Description: Obituary of Stewart, Harvey MonroeDate: July 9 2008
Newspaper published in: Pittsfield
Page/Column: A3 / 1
Harvey Monroe Stewart, age 77, of Milton, formerly of Alton and White Hall, died Monday, June 30, 2008 at his residence. He was born Jan. 19, 1931 in Hillview, son of Walter Monroe and Harriett Sorrells Stewart. He married Lavina Cummings in 1971 at Alton and she preceded him in death in May of 1995.
He had four children from a previous marriage, Johnny Wayne (wife Lois ) Stewart and Judy Ann (husband Lawrence) Lane, both of Pearl, Anna Mae (husband Ray) Weaver of Springfield, and a daughter who preceded him in death, Loveda Holly. Also surviving is his step-mother, Ethel Mae Stewart of Milton, grandchildren; J.W. Stewart, Tim and Ben Brecker, Christopher and Leanna Telkamp, Amy and Theresa Holly, and a sister Freida June (husband Wesley) Lewis of Alton. He was preceded in death by sisters Virginia Stepp, Leota Shank, and Norma Johnson.
Mr. Stewart was a truck driver for Trans Petrol Trucking in Madison County for many years. He loved fishing, camping, and country music, and was an accomplished pool player, winning many trophies through the years.
Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Thursday, July 3, 2008 at Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in White Hall with burial in White Hall Cemetery. Visitation was from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the family on-line at www.airsman-hires.com