Mrs. Joyce Stewart, age 87, passed away Sunday, January 5, 2020 at the Glenvue Nursing Home in Glennville. She was born April 3, 1932 in Newington to Harry Dewey and Elise Stepherson. She had lived most of her life in Newington until moving to Collins 12 years ago. Mrs. Joyce was a seamstress and a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church and a former member of North Newington Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her parents; step mom, Ruby Stepherson; husband, James T. “JT” Stewart; brothers, Jimmy Stepherson and Dewey Stepherson.
She is survived by her daughter and son in law, Dianne and Johnny Callaway of Collins; step children, JoAnn Lynn and Gil Stewart both of Newington; grandchildren, Chad (Kari) Hendrix, Holly Hendrix and Benji (Paige) Callaway; great grandchildren, Taylor Hendrix, Connor Hendrix, Cody Piva, Emily Callaway, Hunter Callaway, and Ashton Callaway; several nieces and nephews
The family will receive friends at 11:30am on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at the Chapel of Low Country Cremation and Burial with a devotion by Reverend Jim Rogers to begin at 12:30pm. Graveside services will follow at 3:00pm at North Newington Baptist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be the grandchildren and nephews.
Honorary pallbearers will be the great grandchildren and their mothers.
Low Country Cremation and Burial is serving the family of Joyce Stewart.
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