Catherine Mae Stewart 1929 - 2009 Overland Park
Topeka — Funeral services for Catherine Mae Stewart, 80, Overland Park, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Indiana Avenue Church of Christ in Topeka. Burial will be at Topeka Cemetery.
Mrs. Stewart died Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009, at Overland Park Place Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was a former resident of Lawrence.
She was born Jan. 19, 1929, in Fayette, Ala., the daughter of Green Joshua and Mary Berlene Rozell Stewart.
Mrs. Stewart retired as a dietary supervisor for Presbyterian Manor in Kansas City, Kan.
She was a longtime member of Indiana Avenue Church of Christ, formerly Eastside Church of Christ, in Topeka, and attended until she moved to Overland Park, where she attended Overland Park Church of Christ and Argentine Church of Christ, Kansas City, Kan. In 1988, she moved to Florissant, Mo., where she attended the Florissant Church of Christ. She later moved to Lawrence and attended Southside Church of Christ. She returned to Overland Park in 2009, where she attended Swope Park Church of Christ, Kansas City, Mo.
She married Robert Lee Stewart Sr. on Aug. 7, 1948. They divorced June 1, 1965. She married Lloyd Bruce Jr. on Nov. 11, 1971. They divorced July 16, 1973.
She was preceded in death by her parents; eight brothers; a sister; two grandsons; two great-grandchildren; a daughter-in-law; and her youngest son, Sean.
Survivors include six sons, Gilbert L. Terrell and wife Leslie, Amherst, Mass., Robert L. Stewart Jr., Olathe, Bill J. Stewart and wife Ellen, Lawrence, Bernard Stewart and wife Janet and William C. Stewart and wife Reola, all of Topeka, and Duke L. Stewart and wife Carla, Overland Park; four daughters, Gloria A. Taylor and Leroy Clark and Hazel D. Stewart, all of Kansas City, Kan., Dorothy M. Collins and husband Greg, Cartersville, Ga., and Elaine Stewart, Mission; a sister, Mattie Fay Dobbins, Winfield, Ala.; 38 grandchildren; and 77 great-grandchildren.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Bowser Johnson Funeral Chapel, 723 SW Sixth Ave., in Topeka, where the family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Bowser Johnson Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.