Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

Obituaries

June 6, 2014

Della Brown Steward

Della Brown Steward, 99, of Corsicana passed away Monday, June 2, 2014 at Kindred Hospital in Mansfield.

Della was born June 15, 1914 in Kerens. She joined Ebenezer Baptist Church, and later united with First Independent Baptist Church. She married George Steward.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jeff and Mary Powell Brown; sons Willie Steward and George Steward; brother Odell Brown; sisters Cleo Brigham, Berthena Williams; grandson Willie G. Steward Sr.; and two great-grandchildren.

Survivors include her daughter Christine Crawford; sister Barbara (Elmer) Sweat; grandchildren Franklin Crawford Sr. (Tammy), Angela Mangrum (Fred), Rhonda Armstrong (Finis), Angelina Smith (Kenneth), and Alexis Steward; great-grandchildren Maurice Crawford (Beverly), Kendra Crawford, Alison Formby, Connie Brown (Rodney), Franklin Crawford Jr. (Meko), Nekeshia Powell, Machemia McGregor, Willie George Steward Jr., David Thomas (Emily); 10 great-great-granchildren; a special niece, Jessie Gates; Resa Steward, daughter-in-law; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and a wealth of friends.

 Visitation will be 12 noon to 7 p.m. Friday, June 6, 2014 at Scott Funeral Home.

Funeral Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, June 7, 2014 at First Independent Baptist Church with the Rev. Ken Walton officiating. Burial will follow at Elm Flat Cemetery in Powell. Pallbearers are Vonnie Powell, Leslie Bowens, Nate Woolard, Bobby Bryant, Tavean Kelly, Randy Woods, Howard Evans, Dominic Kelly, Kendric Ford, Michael Jackson, Ronnie Bluitt, Albert Dunn, Ira Dunn and James Cleveland.

Arrangements by Scott Funeral Home, Corsicana.

 

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