July 14, 1922 - January 11, 2020
Anna M. Stewart was born on July 14, 1922 in Eutaw, Alabama. Her parents were Bonabus Spencer and Magarette Gibson. She was the oldest of six girls. She accepted Christ and was baptized at an early age in Eutaw, Alabama, where she was raised. In 1938, Anna married Henry Stewart, Sr. and to this union, eight children were born. They moved from Alabama to Baden, Missouri and later, to Kinloch, where they settled and raised their family. In Kinloch, she became a member of Memorial Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. A. P. Harrold. Later, under the leadership of Rev. G. W. Harrold, she was a faithful member and served as an usher and on the trustee board along with her husband, Henry. When the church relocated to Ferguson under the leadership of Pastor Walter L. Harper, the church’s name changed to Memorial Tabernacle Christian Life Center, where she served on the Mother’s Board. The church relocated again under Pastor Harper to Florissant, Missouri. Under the leadership of Pastor Arbie Peterson, the church became The Christian Life Center and Anna continued to serve on the Mother’s Board until she went home to Glory. Order of Service PROCESSIONAL FAMILY OFFICIANT PASTOR STEPHEN MCCRARY SCRIPTURE OLD TESTAMENT: PSALMS 73:23-25 PASTOR NAPOLEON PETERSON NEW TESTAMENT:2 TIMOTHY 4:7-8 PASTOR ANTHONY HARDIMAN PRAYER PASTOR MARK PETERSON SELECTION “MY LIBERTY” CLC CHOIR REMARKS PASTOR JACK SIMS BISHOP JOHN W. SYKES CONDOLENCES CHURCH CLERK SOLO “WE SHALL BEHOLD HIM” BEVERLY STEWART-ANDERSON LIFE REFLECTIONS SELECTION “ARISE” CLC VOICES OF WORSHIP EULOGY PASTOR ARBIE PETERSON RECESSIONAL “GOD SAID IT” CLC CHOIR Interment ST. PETER’S CEMETERY 2101 LUCAS AND HUNT ROAD ♦ SAINT LOUIS, MISSOURI 63121 Repast CLC FELLOWSHIP HALL Anna worked as a nurse’s aide at the Mother of Good Counsel Nursing Home in Normandy, Missouri until she retired. Although she didn’t have many hobbies, she enjoyed ironing and baking. She was known for her caramel cakes and sweet potato pies. Anna loved her family, church family and friends dearly. She was a strong woman of God and a prayer warrior who loved reading her bible. Anna loved good singing and preaching. On Sunday evenings, you would often find her sitting in front of her tv listening to a sermon by Bishop G. E. Patterson. Her loved ones who preceded her in death were her husband, Henry Sr.; four children, Henry Jr., James, Don and Eloise; her son-in-law, Pastor Walter L. Harper, Jr.; and her two sisters, Mattie Lang and Minola Brown. She leaves to cherish her memory: four daughters, Margaret Redmond (Lee), Mary Wilson (Marvin), Mildred Harper and Annette Sneed (Ralph); thirteen grandchildren; twenty-five great grandchildren; fifteen great-great grandchildren; three sisters, Betty Newburn and Bernice Joliff of Saint Louis, Missouri and Jeannette Perkins of Gary, Indiana; one sister-in-law, Ruby May Prewitte of Ralph, Alabama; a host of nieces, nephews and cousins; and two very special friends, Pecola Harrold, who was as close as a sister, and George Harrold, who was as close as a brother.
Anna M. Stewart was born on July 14, 1922 in Eutaw, Alabama. Her parents were Bonabus Spencer and Magarette Gibson. She was the oldest of six girls. She accepted Christ and was baptized at an early age in Eutaw, Alabama, where she was raised. In... View Obituary & Service Information
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Anna M. Stewart was born on July 14, 1922 in Eutaw,
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