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Joe C. Stewart

Joe C. Stewart of 11203 Stewart Trail, Virgilina died June 7, 2012 at The Woodview at the age of 84. 

Mr. Stewart was born July 23, 1927 in Person County, N.C.

He was a faithful member of Calvary Baptist Church where he was a former deacon. He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church Men’s Lodge. Mr. Stewart was employed with J.E. Burton Construction and Eaton.

Mr. Stewart is survived by three sons, Perry Stewart of South Boston, Dennis Stewart and wife Janice of South Boston, Eric Stewart and wife Kim of Missouri City, Texas; one daughter, Ava S. Whitlow, and husband Charles of South Boston; two brothers, Erket Stewart of Roxboro, N.C. and Bisit Stewart of Wilmington, Del.; one sister, Nell Stewart of Roxboro, N.C.; five grandchildren, Angie Bridgers and husband Darren, Lee Anne Daniel and husband Kevin, Carl Epps, Jerrod Stewart, Heather Whitlow; five great- grandchildren, Kala, Kyle and Kole Bridgers, Zachary and Holland Daniel; special friend Quncy Edwards of Lillington, N.C. 

Mr. Stewart was preceded in death by his wife, Lessie M. Stewart, father Shanks Stewart, mother Naoma Epps Stewart,  son Sherman Stewart,  sisters Adell Stewart and Eula Stewart.

Visitation will be held at Brooks Funeral Home Saturday, June 9, 2012, from 6.30 p.m. to 8 p.m. and other times at the home of Ava and Charles Whitlow, 100 Birch Court, South Boston.

The funeral service will be held at Calvary Baptist Church Sunday, June 10, at 11 a.m.

with the Rev. Norman Talley and the Rev. Jack Stewart officiating. Interment will be held at Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family requests those wishing to give memorials consider Halifax County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 875, South Boston, VA 24592 or Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 2663 High Plains Road, Roxboro, NC 27573.

Online condolences may be made at www.brooksfhinc.com.