Lanona Jean <I>Hartness</I> Stewart

Lanona Jean Hartness Stewart

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Death 31 Aug 2020 (aged 88)
Burial Weatherford, Parker County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 215102729 · View Source
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Lanona Stewart, 88, passed away and went to be the Lord on Monday, August 31, 2020.
Graveside Service: 11:00 am Saturday, September 5, 2020 at Dicey Cemetery in Parker County.
Lanona Stewart was born Nov. 9, 1931 in Weatherford, Texas to Carl and Moveline Hartness. She grew up in Weatherford attending school and church. Lanona started working for her father in the printing business at an early age. At Weatherford High School she was the editor of the school yearbook, homecoming queen, and played flute in the band. After graduating from high school in 1949 she attended Weatherford College where she met the love of her life, Dub Stewart.
Lanona was elected homecoming queen her sophomore year and Dub was the football team captain. When he presented her the bouquet of flowers, he kissed her, much to the disapproval of his current girlfriend. They became an item that night at the homecoming ball. After graduation from college, Dub was drafted into the army and was stationed in California. They were married in 1952 and Dub went overseas for a year. Lanona worked at Convair Aircraft Plant (Lockheed) at night until Dub returned from Korea. Both went to finish their degrees at The University of North Texas. Lanona was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma After graduation they began their 33 years of teaching in Millsap ISD.
Lanona and Dub had twin sons, Stan and Steve in 1956. They moved to North Richland Hills in 1960 to begin teaching in the Birdville Independent School District. Lanona taught Home Economics and Home and Family Living at Weatherford Junior High, Haltom High School, Watauga Jr. High and Richland High School. She retired in 1987 and she and Dub began traveling, camping and playing Senior Softball. Lanona attended St. Luke United Methodist Church in Haltom City for 60 years; her Upper Room Class was where she met lifelong friends.
Lanona was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Mac and Ted Hartness.
Survivors: Cherished memories are left in the hearts of her husband of 68 years John “Dub” Stewart; Sons Stan (Debbie), Steve (Cheryl), her sister, Sue Casey (David) and her sister- in- law Ruth Ann; five grandchildren: Blair (Amanda), Rachel (Rhett), Ashley (Jody), Amberly (Ernesto), and Stefanie Stewart; five great- grandchildren: Ethan, Addisyn, Brianna, Jayce, Evelyn and Beau.
The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Meadowlakes Retirement Center, Borrowed Sisters, and the staff at Brookdale Memory Care for their love and care for Lanona.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to St. Luke United Methodist Church, Haltom City, or a favorite charity.


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  • Created by: S. G. Williams
  • Added: 1 Sep 2020
  • Find a Grave Memorial 215102729
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lanona Jean Hartness Stewart (9 Nov 1931–31 Aug 2020), Find a Grave Memorial no. 215102729, citing Dicey Cemetery, Weatherford, Parker County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by S. G. Williams (contributor 46810763) .