Jo Ann Stewart
Jo Ann Stewart
  • July 18, 1942 - April 8, 2017
  • Tampa, Florida

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JoAnn Stewart, 74, of Tampa, FL, passed away on April 8, 2017 peacefully.

The funeral service will be held at 2pm April 12, 2017 at Forest Hills Presbyterian Church 709 W. Linebaugh Ave, Tampa, FL 33612. Rev. Claudia Henderson will be officiating. Visitation will be held at 6pm – 8pm April 11, 2017 at Blount & Curry Funeral Home - Carrollwood. The family will have a private Interment Thursday April 13,2017 at Garden of Memories Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Blount & Curry Funeral Home – 3207 W Bearss Ave, Tampa, FL.

JoAnn was born in Savannah, GA on July 18, 1942. She graduated from Johnson C. Smith University and continued on to receive a Masters from Lehman College.

JoAnn was married to Sevil on December 27, 1964; they were married 52 years.

JoAnn worked as a teacher for over 20 years. She was actively involved in her church and enjoyed singing in the choir.

JoAnn is survived by her husband Sevil Stewart, daughter Deirdre Baksh, grandchildren Dylan and Alyssa of Tampa, FL, son Trevor Stewart and Jaqueline of Montclair, NJ, Sister Judy and Jack House, and other family and friends.

JoAnn is preceded in death by her mother Leila Bowman, daughter Donna Stewart and Son in-Law Abzal Baksh

In lieu of flowers a donation can be made to The JoAnn Campbell Stewart Scholarship Fund

Send to: Johnson C. Smith University

Institutional Advancement

100 Beatties Ford Road

Charlotte, NC 28216

Checks should be made payable to: Johnson C. Smith University with “JoAnn Campbell Stewart Scholarship Fund” on the memo line.