NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. - Mr. Willie Stewart, 67, of 2110 Country Club Hill, entered into rest August 15, 2009 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, Ga. Funeral arrangements will be announced. Mr. Stewart was a member of Old Macedonia Baptist Church, North Augusta, where he served as Chairman of the Deacon Board, Sunday School Superintendent, and the director of the Boys Club. Mr. Stewart was a member of the American Legion Post #235, North Augusta, a member of the North Augusta Optimist Club, and a member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. He also served in the United States Air Force. Mr. Stewart retired from the Georgia Dept. of Corrections Education Dept. He was a 1961 Jefferson High School graduate. He received his B.S. degree in Math from Clafin College and was a member of Clafin Alumni Association. Survivors include his wife, Delores Stewart; one daughter, Michele (Eric) Ammonds, Stone Mountain, Ga.; one son, Matthew (Paula) Bridgers, Centennial, Colo.; his mother, Christine Stewart, North Augusta, S.C; one sister, Mozelle Stewart, North Augusta, S.C.; three brothers, James (Philippa) Stewart, Ft. Washington, Md., Arthur (Jean) Stewart, North Augusta, S.C., and Dozell (Joann) Steart, Augusta, Ga.; one grandson, Evan Ammonds; and other relatives. Family and friends may call his residence. G. L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 614 West Avenue, North Augusta, S.C. (803) 279-0026.
The Augusta Chronicle-August 17, 2009