Mrs. Hattie Bell Stewart

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Funeral Services for Mrs. Hattie Bell Stewart of Hawkins Street Americus, Georgia will be held on Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Burial will follow at the Eastview Cemetery. 

Ms. Hattie Bell Harvey Stewart, affectionately known as “Sister Stewart”, was born January 9, 1929 to the late Mr. Albert “Bud” Harvey and Mrs. Pinky Frederick Harvey. She received her formal education while attending St. Paul School in Smithville, Georgia. During her earlier years, she worked countless hours preparing hot meals for residences and staff at Magnolia Manor Nursing Facility in Americus, Georgia. She remained in Americus and began building her “larger than life “family of 14 beautiful children. 

Ms. Hattie was a compassionate, loving and committed mother, dedicated sister and unforgettable grand and great grandmother to countless generations of her family and extended family. She devoted her life to spiritual counseling to all that knew and loved her within her family and among her congregation. She was a devoted and active member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses of Americus, Georgia. You could find her at your door step wearing a warm smile and “signature hat” any given Saturday morning or weekday. She genuinely enjoyed years of early morning worship and offered an immeasurable amount of her life to spreading the good news while in “field services” around Americus and surrounding counties. 

She faithfully worshiped Jehovah and dearly cherished and guided her family until her final days here on earth. She took a great step into “Jehovah’s final service” on December 7, 2013. Ms. Hattie was one of a kind and will never be forgotten. She is a Grand legend that will be dearly missed and honored. The sound of her gentle, calming voice, spiritual guidance and warm smile will resonate among generations to come…. She was a very “special lady”… 

She is preceded in death by three siblings, Mr. Benjamin Tullis, Mr. Albert Harvey Jr. & Ms. Ozzie Perry. Ms. Hattie is the devoted mother of 14 children which she loved dearly. One son, Mr. Tommy Lee “Jabo” Stewart preceded her in death. She leaves to cherish her memories 8 boys; Mr. Paul (Linda) Stewart, Mr. Fred (Bernadine) Stewart, Mr. William (Sonya) Stewart Mr. Michael (Virginia) Stewart all of Atlanta, Ga., Mr. Louis (Zandra) Stewart, Mr. Curtis Stewart, Mr. Eddie Stewart and Mr. Larry Stewart all of Americus, GA; five lovely daughters: Ms. Gloria Stewart Bell, Ms. Barbara Stewart Jones, Mrs. Louise (Kenny) Wilkerson, Ms. Cheryl (Clyde) Stewart and Ms. Jacqueline Stewart all of Americus, GA; 36 grandchildren, 57 Great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, and devoted friends. Devoted friends and lifelong friends and caregivers include; Ms. Minnie Battle, Ms. Gail Watkins, Ms. Tameka Foster and Ms. Vivian Jordan and Ms. Francis “Madea” Perry all of Americus, Georgia. Caregivers include; Ms. Brenda Mann and Ms. Peggy all of Americus, Georgia.


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Reginald E. Merritt Sr. & Family United States
12/8/2013 4:28:52 AM #

With deepest sympathy from The Merritt Family,  Keep God in the midst of your pain and he will guide you through this tough and trying time.  Mrs. Stewart was mother to us all and we will definitely miss her soft spoken calming spirit.


Marie perkins United States
12/8/2013 7:22:35 PM #

With deepest,to the family praying for strength during your time of sorry!!!!


Marie perkins United States
12/8/2013 7:24:53 PM #

My deepest sympathy to the family,during your time of sorry!!!


Angela King United States
12/10/2013 4:26:55 PM #

Sending my prayers and thoughts to you during this difficult time. Mrs. Hattie was a sweet and kind lady to me.


shirley prince United States
12/11/2013 7:57:55 AM #

Ours throughs and prayers are with u all.                                                                                                             Mattie Prince&Family


Cathy wilkerson and Family Georgia
12/15/2013 2:47:09 AM #

To family of sister stewart keep the faith .


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