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Minnie Stewart passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, September 17, 2021 surrounded by her family. She was born on October 22, 1941 in Mendenhall, Mississippi. She was the daughter of William Cleveland (Jack) and Tinnie Floyd Winningham. Minnie is survived by her husband of 60 years, James Edward Stewart; her daughter, Charlotte Stewart Williams (Todd); and her son, Jamie Stewart. She is also survived by four grandchildren; Josh Williams (Ashley), Brandi Eichholz (Uriah), Aiden Stewart and Makynlie Stewart and five great grandchildren; Luke, Landon, Isabella, Priscilla, and Jacob. She is also survived by two sisters; Vonnie Sue Hall and Bobbie Earles (Thomas). She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Sharlene Winningham.
Minnie was a loving and caring wife, mother, and grandmother. She loved her family immensely and her memory will forever live in the hearts of her family and friends. She was a longtime member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church. She was a member of the Eastern Star. She retired from the state with twenty eight years service working with Home Extension Services and Boswell. Minnie enjoyed ministering to others through church and work. She will be remembered for her compassion, sweet spirit, and signature coconut and chocolate cakes. Minnie lived her life fulfilling Galatians 5:22: But the fruit of Spirit is love, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.
Visitation will be held on Monday, September 20, 2021, from 12:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Poplar Springs Baptist Church in Mendenhall, Mississippi.
Funeral Services will be held Monday, September 20, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. at Poplar Springs Baptist Church. The burial will follow in Poplar Springs Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Ted Bowlin and Bro. Harold Floyd will officiate. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Mendenhall is in charge of arrangements. (601) 847-4401
Pallbearers will be Thomas Earles, Chad Ashmore, Josh Williams, Hunter Carmichael, Chuck Morgan, and Jack Ashmore. Honorary pallbearers will be George Stewart, Phillip Hopkins, Tim Gray, and Uriah Eichholz.
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