Bennie F. Stewart

Bennie F. Stewart

Bennie Fee was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She was always a gracious hostess, welcoming all to her home.

Bennie Fee Stewart of Mansfield, Texas, formerly of Uvalde and the Nueces Canyon, passed away on July 21, 2017, in Mansfield at the age of 97, after a long illness.

She was born on Sept. 11, 1919, in Wayland, Texas, to Benjamin Franklin Stone and Debby May Robertson Stone.

She married J.W. Stewart on Jan. 14, 1940, in Quemado. He preceded her in death in 2005.

She is survived by three sons, Johnnie Stewart and wife, Suzanne, of Mansfield, Texas, Jimmie Stewart and wife, Linda, of Webster, North Carolina, and Ronnie Stewart of Castle, Oklahoma; seven grandchildren, Dr. Julie Vowell and Corby of Mansfield, Texas, Stephanie Stewart of Mansfield, Texas, Drs. Jim and Jo Ann Stewart of San Diego, California, Mike Stewart of Sylva, North Carolina, Chris Stewart and Jessica of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Deborah and Travis Vancampen of Azle, Texas, and Dwight Tom and Cheryl of Portland, Oregon; 13 great-grandchildren, Courtney and Brandon Vowell, Mia and Grant Stewart, Noah, Micah, Asher, and Levi Stewart, Elijah, Evan, Rebekah, and Quinlyn Vancampen, and Kyle Tom.

She was preceded in death by her husband, J.W. Stewart; one infant daughter, Janna Kay Stewart; her parents, Benjamin Franklin and Debby May Robertson Stone; brothers J.D. and sister-in-law Rudene Stone, and Gainerd E. Stone; and two half sisters, Eva Davis and Clara Gray.

Pallbearers will be Jim Stewart, Mike Stewart, Chris Stewart, Dwight Tom, Corby Vowell, Travis Vancampen, and Cole Comfort.

Funeral arrangements will be coordinated by Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. The service will held on Saturday, July 29, 2017, at 4 p.m. at the Rushing-Estes-Knowles Chapel. Visitation will begin at 2:30 p.m.

The preceding is a paid obituary.



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