Theodore Roosevelt Stewart

Published 8:39 am Friday, October 20, 2023

Funeral services were held Friday, Oct. 13, 2023, at China Lee Missionary Baptist Church in Silver Creek, for Mr. Theodore Roosevelt Stewart, 71, who passed away on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2023, at his residence. Rev. Jerry Earl officiated with interment following in the church cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

He is the son of the late Roosevelt and Helen Stewart. He was a member of China Lee Missionary Baptist Church. He served in the United States Air Force and was a Mason.

Mr. Stewart was a retired truck driver who loved fishing and carpentry, and spending time with family and friends.

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He is survived by: wife, Barbara Stewart of Monticello; son, Tedrin (Stacey) Stewart of Rosemead, California; daughters, LaShannon Slay of Monticello; Lacrecia (Michael) Williams of  Valrico, Florida; Bria (Marlon) Hunt of Montclair, California; brothers, George (Brenda) Stewart of Murfreesboro, Ten-nessee; Darryl Stewart of Gulfport; sisters, Ida Toney of Prentiss; Barbara (John-ny) Williams of Silver Creek; Veronica Stewart of Hattiesburg; Wanda Jones of Monticello; Denise Baylis of Silver Creek; Annette Hartwell of New Orleans, Louisiana; 13 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.