Originally created 08/18/99

Mr. Rex Stewart Sr.



HEPHZIBAH -- Mr. Rex Allen Stewart Sr., 40, of 2079 Hephzibah-McBean Road, died Sunday, Aug. 15, 1999.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at DeLoach Funeral Home with the Rev. Troy C. Pennington officiating. Burial will be in Burke Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Stewart, a native of Gasaway, W.Va., worked in construction as a roofer and framer. He was a Baptist.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Merchant Stewart; two sons, Rex Allen Stewart Jr. and Clark Wilson Stewart, both of Hephzibah; two daughters, Melissa Trent, Hephzibah, and Elise Whitaker, Arcada, Fla.; seven brothers, Larry Stewart, Zolfo Springs, Fla., Billy Stewart and Berry Stewart, both of Bickmore, W.Va., Ronnie Stewart, Summerville, W.Va., Jimmie Stewart and Friday Stewart, both of Lexington, S.C., and Carl Warren Magill, Augusta; two sisters, Sonja Herrin, Lexington, S.C., and Sherry Triplett, Clay, W.Va.; and a grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

The Augusta Chronicle Aug. 18, 1999