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 Mary Elizabeth <I>Denham</I> Stewart

Mary Elizabeth Denham Stewart

Belmont County, Ohio, USA
Death 3 Oct 2003 (aged 104)
Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Hickory, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 110173646 · View Source
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Mary E. Stewart, 104, of Christopher's Personal Care Home, Washington, formerly of Old Hickory Ridge Road, died at 12:30 a.m. Friday, October 3, 2003, in Kade Nursing Home, Washington.

She was born September 9, 1899, in Belmont County, Ohio, a daughter of William and Della Ferrell Denham.

After graduating from Belmont County Schools, Mrs. Stewart graduated from Muskingum Normal School and obtained a teaching position in the one-room Welch School in Chartiers Township.

She later assisted her husband in his farming avocation, preparing and serving meals to the many farmers on baling and threshing days.

Mrs. Stewart was a longtime member of Crossroads Presbyterian Church, where she served in various capacities. She was one of the founding members of the church Missionary Society and served as president for many years. Later, her peers named the group The Mary Stewart Missionary Society in her honor. Her church was the joy of her life, and she attended regularly well into her 90s.

On May 10, 1921, she married Carl Marquis Stewart, who died September 4, 1980.

Surviving are a son, Carl Eugene Stewart of Bastrop, Texas; two daughters, Betty McVay of Winter Haven, Fla., and Marie S. Bryner of Washington; 19 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and five great-great grandchildren.

Deceased are two sons, John D. and James W. Stewart; three brothers, Emerson, John, and Virgil Denham; and a sister Emma Kettlewell.

STEWART – Friends of Mary E. Stewart of Washington, who died Friday, October 3, 2003, will be received from noon to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington. Additional visitation will be held from noon until 1 p.m., the time of services, Monday, October 6, in Chartiers Crossroads Presbyterian Church, 502 Old Hickory Ridge Road, Washington. Interment will follow in Mt. Prospect Cemetery, Hickory. The family requests memorial donations to Chartiers Crossroads Presbyterian Church, 502 Old Hickory Ridge Road, Washington, PA 15301; or her great-granddaughter, Julie Kacena, c/o Action International Ministries, P.O. Box 398, Mountlake Terrace, Washington, PA 98043. Additional information and a guestbook are available at

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Elizabeth Denham Stewart (9 Sep 1899–3 Oct 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 110173646, citing Mount Prospect Cemetery, Hickory, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Kenneth Neundorf (contributor 47551515) .