Mrs. Linda Diane Stewart, age 69, of Ryan Rd., Blairsville passed away peacefully on Monday Jan. 2, 2017 in Lazy R Assisted Living following an extended illness.
Mrs. Stewart was born on Sept. 20, 1947 in Rice Lake, WI, the daughter of the late Albert H. Green and the late Emma M. Dahl Green. Linda had taught cosmetology for seventeen years in Orlando, FL, and had been employed at Brass Town Valley Resort for over six years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas “Tom” Edward Stewart in 2014. Linda loved her church and loved the Lord. Mrs. Stewart was a member of the First Baptist Church.
Surviving Mrs. Stewart are one sister and brother in law, Carmen and John Smith of Eau Claire, WI, nephew and niece, Steve and Sandy Smith of Jim Falls, WI, great nephews, Andrew, Daniel and Jerime Smith all of Jim Falls, WI, caregiver and friend, Jill Eckenrode of Blairsville, a host of her church family, many other relatives and friends also survive.
A memorial service will be held on Monday Jan. 9, 2017 at 11:00 am from the Mountain View Chapel with the Rev. Fred Lodge officiating. Special music will be presented by Ed Laurie. Interment will follow at 2:00 pm from the Georgia National Cemetery where she will rest next to beloved husband, Tom. In lieu of flower if you wish, the family requests that donations may be made to your local D.A.V. in memory of Mrs. Stewart. The family will meet with friends following the services.
Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the family guest book and send condolences online at http://www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com