Alice Stewart

Obituary of Alice Stewart

Alice Helen Shepard Stewart, age 93, of Girard, Il. peacefully passed into Christs loving embrace Monday morning (November 21, 2016) at Pleasant Hill Village in Girard, Il.

She was born April 28, 1923 in Girard, Il. daughter of the late Walter Guthrie and Christina Young Lambie Shepard.

She married Howard I. Stewart on December 23, 1939 in St. Charles, Missouri and he preceded her in death on July 20, 2003.

Those left to cherish her memory are two daughters, Mary Weber and husband W.H. of Leroy, Il., and Bonnie Waters and husband Larry of Palmyra, Il.; seven grandchildren, Kimberly Schlosser and husband Michael of Rantoul, Il., Kent Weber and wife Kay of Champaign, Il., Lisa Sides and husband Wayne of Roodhouse, Il., Brenda Gibbs of Palmyra, Il., Lyle Waters and wife Debbie of Shipman, Il.; and Benjamin and Brandon Stewart both of Texas; several great-grandchildren; and several great-great grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one son, Howard Franklin Stewart; one grandchild, Kelly Weber; four sisters and two brothers.

Alice was a member of the Girard Church of the Brethren and was also a past member of the Rebecca Lodge. As well as a member of Royal Neighbors and the last member of the ”Lazy Daises Ladies Club”. She enjoyed going to Silver Strands in Palmyra, Il.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday (November 26, 2016) at Stults-Neece Chapel in Palmyra, Il. Burial will be in Girard City Cemetery in Girard, Il. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services Saturday at the chapel. Memorials may be made to Silver Strands or Pleasant Hill Village both c/o Stults-Neece Chapel, Main St., Palmyra, Il. 62071. Condolences may be sent to the family online at