Thursday, November 26, 2015

The Obsequies of Sister Minnie Lee Stewart

Minnie Lee Stewart
Minnie, was the second daughter of Robert E. and Ella Bennett Lee, was born in St. Helena Parish. She was brought up in the fear of the Lord, became a Christian at an early age and was a member of Turner Chapel until her death.

She was united in Holy Matrimony in Ebbie David Stewart, Sr., and to this union eight children were born. Three children were born by a former marriage. She invested her talents in helping and giving advice to others. She was charter member of Eagle Chapter #113 O.E.S.

She was preceded in death by her parents. One Son; Arthur: One daughter, Robertstine: one brother. Nathaniel Lee: and one grandson, Charles E. Kane.

This loyal wife, mother, sister, daughter and friends leaves to mourn her passing: her devoted husband Ebbie David Stewart, Sr., six daughters: Sophia Kane of Portland, OR, Ruby Washington of Sacramento, CA, Rosa Campbell and Mayola Tillery of Greensburg, LA, Gracie of Zachary, LA., Josie Gordon of New Orleans, LA.: Three sons: Ebbie, Jr., of Oakland, CA, Willie Lee and Jesse Stewart of New Orleans, LA; two grandchildren whom she reared: Semmie Martin of Baton Rouge, LA., and Kevin Stewart of Greensburg, LA., two stepchildren: Caretha Martin of New Orleans and Warren Martin of Hammond, LA.; five sisters: Caretha Butler, Lillie and Mattie Stewart. Mary Lee Wicker and Velma Lee all of Greensburg: two brother. Moore Lee of Greensburg and Tom Lee of Silver City, MS: one foster brother: Emmitt Perry of New Orleans: three daughters-in-law: Barbara Stewart of Oakland, CA. Catherine and Annette Stewart of New Orleans, LA; five sons-in-law: Ed Clark, William Campbell. Bounce Tillery, Freddie brothers-in-law, three sisters-in-law. 25 children, 26 grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends.

Source: The Obituary Collection of Cletis Gordon, Sr.