Funeral services to honor the life of Mrs. Stewart will be 3:00 PM Wednesday at Gap Hill Baptist Church. Burial will be at Gap Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.
Hester Vella Smith Stewart, 76, of 163 Love & Care Road, died Monday, February 07, 2011 at Heritage Health Care. She was the widow of Marvin James Stewart and a daughter of the late Charles L. and Ethel Merck Smith. She retired from Sangamo Electric and was a member of Gap Hill Baptist Church.
Surviving are two daughters and a son in law, Gayle & Chris Minyard and Melanie Stewart all of Central; three sons and daughters in law, Steve & Mary Stewart, Joe & Joy Stewart, and Tim & Michele Stewart all of Central; a sister, Martha Stancil of Central; 15 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by a son Tony Stewart.
The family will be at the home of Gayle & Chris Minyard, 119 Daniel Trail, Central SC 29630.
Memorial messages may be sent to the family by visiting www.libertymortuary.com Liberty Mortuary is handling arrangements.