Juanita Steward
Juanita Steward
  • March 13, 1937 - May 16, 2017
  • Xenia, Illinois

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JUANITA STEWARD, 80, of Orchardville, Illinois passed away 11:48am Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon, Illinois.

Juanita was born March 13, 1937 in Gillham, Arkansas to Jim and Edna (Wood) Dunigan. She married Billy Steward on July 25, 1953.

Juanita was a homemaker. She loved feeding and watching birds, listening to music, and working in her flower garden.

Juanita is survived by her children, Stanley Steward, Robin Steward, Becky Steward, Karen Matthews, Roger Steward, Mickey Steward, Eddie Steward, and Mike (Cynthia) Steward and 12 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren with one on the way, and one great-great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy, her parents and stepfather, Ray "Droop", a son, Bruce Steward, and a granddaughter, Samantha.

Visitation will be held 9am - 11am Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Pleasant Hill Christian Church (Needmore) near Orchardville, Illinois. A private family graveside service will follow visitation. She will be laid to rest in Needmore Cemetery.