Linda Price Stewart (1941-2008)
Linda Price Stewart, born Sept. 11, 1941, went to be with the Lord Jesus and be reunited with her loving husband of 46 years, Fred Stewart Jr., on Aug. 25, 2008, surrounded by her loving family.
Linda was born in Ironton, Ohio, to the late Pearl Hanners Nichols and the late Gordon Price. In addition to her husband and parents, Linda was preceded in death by an infant baby brother; two brothers-in-law, Roy Stewart and Charles Ray; and a nephew, Daryle E. Patrick.
Linda graduated with the Class of 1959 from Dawson-Bryant High School in Coal Grove, Ohio, where she was a member of the band, Glee Club and Triple Trio.
She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, where she served the Lord by dedicating her time to the pastor parish relations and nominating committees and administrative board and the church choir. She was a member of Eastern Star and Blue Ribbon's bowling league and was a granny to many Ashland Tomcats, whom she deeply loved.
Survivors include her special daughter, Leslie Stewart McDowell and her husband, Randall; the joy of her life, her grandson, Scott Stewart McDowell, and his wife; and her granddaughter, Laney, all of Ashland; a sister, Barbara Ann Dyer and her husband, Henry; five sisters-in-law, Audrey Ray of Ashland, Ida "Sis" Patrick (Dick), Peggy Heaberlin (Bill), Betty Scott and Elenor Stewart; and her lifelong best friend, Donna Stevens.
Linda leaves behind many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles and friends whose lives will forever be touched by knowing the kindness and generosity of Linda Stewart. She will be sadly missed.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Steen Funeral Home-Central Avenue Chapel in Ashland by Pastor David Gross and Pastor William Moore.
Pallbearers will be Scott Stewart McDowell, Randy McDowell, Joe Duvall, John Dyer, Jerry Dyer and Steve Price. Honorary pallbearers will be Steve Patrick, Johnny Dyer, Steven Dyer and Christopher Duvall.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Burial will be in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, friends may make contributions to National City Bank, c/o Scott Stewart McDowell-Tomcat Baseball Fund in Linda's memory.
The family wishes to acknowledge deep appreciation to Aunt Audie for the love she has given to Mom/Granny over the years, but especially during this most trying time.
Condolences may be sent to www.steenfuneralhomes.com.