Mary Leota Stiles Stewart

Mary Leota Stiles Stewart

Mary Leota Stiles Stewart, 85, of
Kahoka, MO, died Friday, April 16, 2010 at the Clark County Nursing Home in
Kahoka.

She was born on January
12, 1925 in Leon, Iowa, the daughter of Glen and Bessie Boak Stiles.On September 8, 1943, Mary was united in marriage to H. Harr Stewart in Kahoka, MO.He preceded her in death on April 21, 1993.

Mary graduated from the
Leon High School with the Class of 1943.

She knew
Christ as her personal savior and enjoyed serving her church family at the First
Baptist Church in Farmington, Iowa where she was a member.

She was a devoted farm
wife and mother, working beside her husband on the family farm.She also enjoyed sewing and reading.

She is survived by five
daughters, Sondra Dietrich and her husband Donald of Ursa, IL, Linda Pirotte of
Quincy, IL, Patty Davis and her husband Lewin of Quincy, IL, Dorothy Zaputil and
her husband James of Mystic, IA and Mary Jean Dolan and her husband Michael of
Kahoka, MO, one son, David Stewart of Luray, MO, ten grandchildren, Aaron
Dietrich, Seth Dietrich, Audra Marshall, Branden Pirotte, Laura Hampton, Leslie
Burke, Lindsey Davis, Phillip Stockton, Johnnie Meling and Christopher Dolan,
two step-grandchildren, Tiffany Lawson and Jamie Zaputil, four great
grandchildren and six step great grandchildren.

She was also preceded in
death by her parents and a son in infancy, Mark Allen Stewart.

Funeral services will be
held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday at the First Baptist Church in Farmington,
IA.Burial will be in the Greenglade Cemetery in Farmington,
IA.

Visitation
will be held after 1 p.m., Monday at the Vigen Memorial Home in Kahoka, MO with
the family meeting with friends from 6 – 8 p.m.

Memorials may be made to
Shepherd’s Ministries.

On-line condolences may be
sent to the family at www.vigenmemorialhome.com.