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Dorothy Stewart

Dorothy Darlene Stewart, 90, rural Moran, died Saturday, June 15, 2013, at her son’s home in Kincaid. She was born July 10, 1922 in Mildred, the daughter of Hayes Hunsaker and Helen Gertrude Dizmang Hunsaker. She married Clyde Stewart on Aug. 23, 1937, in Butler, Mo. He preceded her in death on May 10, 1989.
Darlene enjoyed collecting dolls, tending her flowers and especially spending time with her family.
Survivors include seven children; Anna Reagan and Carolyn Morrison, both of Fort Scott, Melvin Stewart and Carol, Bronson, Coleen Barker, Blue Mound, Vicki Rhodes and husband, Bob, Moran, Frank Stewart and wife, Darlene, Kincaid, and Denise Adams and husband, Kendall, Lone Elm. Also surviving are 27 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; two daughters, Avis and Clydene; three grandchildren, Glenda, Niki and Debbie; two brothers, Charles and Earl “Bub” and two sisters, Lucille and Judy.
Lloyd Houk will conduct funeral services at 1 p.m. Thursday at Cheney Witt Bronson Chapel. Burial will follow in Pleasant View Cemetery in Blue Mound. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Cheney Witt Bronson Chapel.
Memorials are suggested to Xenia Baptist Church and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Bronson Chapel, 501 Pine, P.O. Box 93, Bronson, KS 66716. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guest book at cheneywitt.com.

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