Ima Stewart

November 22, 1926 ~ November 19, 2023 (age 96) 96 Years Old

Ima Stewart Obituary

  Ima Stewart (nee Harris), 96, of Brandon, FL, born on November 22, 1926, in

Caryville, FL, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 19, 2023 in Shiloh, IL.

Ima was a lifelong, devout Christian and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Brandon, FL.  She grew up in Pensacola FL and was a long-time resident of Brandon FL and Jacksonville FL. She enjoyed traveling, visiting her family, fellowship with her church community, and birdwatching. Ima loved her boys, spending time with her grandchildren, and had a broad network of friends.

Ima was preceded in death by her parents, James F. and Mary E. Harris (nee Flanders); her beloved husband, James DeWitt Stewart; two sisters, Ruth Layson, Elizabeth Dean; three brothers, Paul Harris, Clyde Harris, “Bucky” Harris; and two nieces, Donna Medlyn and Diane Reeves.

Surviving Ima are her three sons and their wives, Mark and Rita Stewart of Clearwater, FL, Kevin and Jovanna Stewart of Manchester, NH, and Timothy and Samantha Stewart of Hazel Green, AL; ten grandchildren, Vickie, Mark, James, Marie, Chrystal, Stephanie, Monica, Nathan, Jacqueline, and Benjamin; nine great-grandchildren, Olivia, Laken, James Jr., Nathan, Clara Luna, Illyanna, Savannah, Anthony, and Christian; and several great-nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Brandon, FL; https://www.fbcbrandon.org/. Condolences may be made online at www.schildknechtfh.com.

A time of visitation will be held on Friday, December 1, 2023 from 10:00am-12:00pm at Whitehurst-Powell Funeral Home with the funeral service starting at 12:00pm.

Burial will take place at the First Baptist Church of Milligan cemetery in Milligan, FL.

Arrangements are entrusted to Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home in Crestview. Guest book and condolences are available online at www.whitehurstpowellfuneralhome.com

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December 1, 2023

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home
436 West James Lee Blvd.
Crestview, FL 32536

Funeral Service
December 1, 2023

12:00 PM
Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home
436 West James Lee Blvd.
Crestview, FL 32536


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