Rae Ilene Carlin Stewart, 78, of Luray, Missouri died Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at the Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, Missouri.
She was born April 29, 1934 in Clark County, Missouri the daughter of Ray and Wanneva Forquer Carlin. On November 17, 1951 she was united in marriage to L.E. “Duke” Stewart in Kahoka, MO. He preceded her in death on July 8, 2004.
Illene was co-owner of Stewart Lumber Company in Luray for over 50 years. She enjoyed watching the birds outside her window but mostly she enjoyed spending time with her family.
She is survived two daughters, JoAnn Worrell of Wyaconda, MO, Debbi Kirchner and her husband Steve of Wyaconda, MO, seven sons, Jerry Stewart and Mark Stewart both of Luray, MO, Scott Stewart of Williamstown, MO, Bill Stewart, Todd Stewart and his wife Jamie, Pat Stewart and Eric Stewart all of Luray, MO, many grandchildren and great grandchildren, three brothers, Larry Carlin and his wife Arlene of Kahoka, MO, John Carlin of Hannibal, MO and Vergil Carlin of Durham, MO and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Amy Renee, a grandchild, Steven Lewis, and a sister, Wilma Smith.
Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Friday at the Wyaconda Cemetery in Wyaconda, Missouri with Pastor Glen Yoder officiating.
There will be no visitation.
Memorials may be made to the Wyaconda Cemetery.
Vigen Memorial Home in Kahoka, Missouri is in charge of arrangements.