Gertrude Elizabeth Stewart

gertrude stewart
Gertrude Elizabeth Gentry Stewart, 80, formerly of Davis Creek Road, Candler, died Friday, December 31, 2004, at the home of her daughter, Joan Clontz, 111 Lost Trail Drive, Candler, with whom she had lived for the past three years. Mrs. Stewart was born in Swain County and was a daughter of the late John Robert Gentry, Sr. and Jennie McElevey Gentry. Her beloved husband, James Stewart, died in 1977 and she was also preceded in death by a brother, Cleatus H. Gentry. Mrs. Stewart worked for American Enka for 23 years. Surviving are two daughters, Joan Clontz and her husband Albert of Candler and Sharon Stafford and her husband Jerry of Morristown, TN; one son, James Marvin Stewart of Morristown and former daughter-in-law, Susan S. Stewart of Mariette, GA; one sister, Helen Medford and her husband Clay of Candler; one brother John Robert Gentry, Jr. of Warren, MI; ten grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Rev. Eddie Trull officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery. Her family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

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