Obituary for Lydia Mae Stewart
Lydia Mae Stewart departed this life on Sunday, June 1, 2014, at the age of 72 years, 4 months, 2 days.
She was born in Louisville, Kentucky on January 30, 1942, the daughter of the late Charles Muncy and Grace (Reba) Stephenson Simpson.
Lydia was a secretary for Newaygo Cement & Gravel in Newaygo, Michigan. She had also worked at the Novi Chamber of Commerce in Novi, Michigan; Newaygo Chamber of Commerce in Newaygo, Michigan; was a notary public in Michigan; and was a volunteer at Hardin County Jesus Cares. She loved painting and volunteering for different organizations. Lydia was a member of the First United Methodist Church and was an Eastern Star.
She is survived by her children, Leah Steele of Savannah, Tennessee and Edward Bearden of Columbia, South Carolina; grandchildren, Melinda Hassan, Stephanie Karr, Thomas Edward Karr, Sarah Elizabeth Bearden, Keelan Bryant Bearden; great-grandchild, Jeremiah Sheldon; and brother, Daniel Kindlle of Milford, Michigan.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Ted and Edward Simpson.