Funeral services for W.J. 'Jay' Stewart, 78, of Hanceville will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, November 2, 2017, at Hanceville Funeral Home, Pastor Robert Meneses and Bro. Donny Robertson officiating, with interment in Mt. Grove Baptist Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Mr. Stewart passed away Monday, Oct. 30, at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Center. He was born Oct. 26, 1939, in Cullman County to William and Francis Crawford Stewart.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, J.L. Stewart; a sister, Jewelline Stewart; and a granddaughter, Savannah Harper.
Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Karen Stewart; three children, Larry (Melba) Stewart, Sherry (Gary) Harper and Jaylon (Jessica) Stewart; five grandchildren, Jayson (Shannon) Stewart, Lance (Bethany) Stewart, Zachary (Misty) Harper, Jonathan (Jessica) Harper and Jayden (Tara) Stewart; two great-grandchildren, Lilly Mae Stewart and Liam Harper; and two siblings, Donald Stewart and Karen (Ed) Hill.
Published on October 31, 2017