She was a member of Bowman Hills Seventh-day Adventist Church.
She was a former licensed practical nurse and was also Miss Life Care in 2007.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James R. Stewart and Isabelle Kirkland Stewart; stepmother, Delia Kirkland Stewart; brothers: Frank Stewart, Paul Stewart and Parker Stewart; and two sisters: Edna Lillard and Kate McClellan.
Survivors include her brother, Bill Stewart and wife, Jo, of Benton; sister, Geri Grubb of Cleveland; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held at 6 this evening, May 23, 2011, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with Pastor Ted Dubs officiating.
Interment will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Sunset Memorial Gardens with a white dove release ceremony concluding the service.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 this evening at the funeral home prior to the service.
You are invited to send a message of condolence and view the Gilbert family guest book at www.ralphbuckner.com.