John R. Stewart Jr., 89, of Humphrey passed away Monday, May 22,
2017, at his home.
Ray was born Feb. 4, 1928, in Grady, Ark., to John R. Sr. and
Blanche Bryant Stewart. A Navy veteran of the World War II, he
was retired as manager from Pioneer Seed and member of Corinth
Missionary Baptist Church.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter,
Patricia Ann Stewart; and brother, Charles Stewart.
Survivors are his wife, Lucy Irene McCarty Stewart; two sons,
Tommy Stewart (Eleanor) of Humphrey and John Stewart (Jan) of
Stuttgart; a special niece, Linda Stewart; brother, Jimmy
Stewart (Donna); sisters-in-law, Dorothy McCarty and Mary
Turney; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several
nieces and nephews.
A memorial service, officiated by Bro. John Young, for Ray and
his daughter Patricia will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Corinth
Missionary Baptist Church with visitation one hour prior to the
Memorials are requested to Corinth Missionary Baptist Church,
Thomas Ryan, 200 Highway 13, Humphrey, Ark. 72073.