Ethel Waddell Stewart
Ethel Waddell Stewart, 93, of Bassett, died Saturday, April 13, 2013 at Blue Ridge Nursing Center in Stuart where she was a resident. She was born in Fries, Virginia, March 22, 1920 to Carl Conrad Waddell and Annie Barrett Waddell. She retired from Bassett Mirror Company and was a member of Fairway Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Abraham Stewart; a son, George Thomas Stewart; two sisters, Ruby Mae Waddell Lewis and Vergie Waddell Hodges; two brothers, Lester and Millard Waddell.
Surviving are two daughters, Mary Stewart Wall and Martha Stewart Bryant, both of Bassett; two sons, Douglas Wayne Stewart and William Larry Stewart, both of Bassett; seven grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be held Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Collins Funeral Home in Bassett with the Rev. Eric Kieselbach and the Rev. David Towler officiating. Interment will follow in Blackberry Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Monday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Collins Funeral Home and other times at the home of Martha and Ron Bryant, 1 Bryant Lane in Bassett.
Memorial contributions may be considered for the Blackberry Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 3241 Stones Dairy Road, Bassett, VA 24055.
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