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Mavis R. Stewart

9/24/1928 - 5/28/2017

NORTH PEKIN ~ Mavis Rebecca (Mead) Stewart, 88, of North Pekin, passed away at 1:45 p.m. Sunday, May 28, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family.

Born September 24, 1928 in Berkhamsted, England to Henry and Lizzie (Hilchman) Mead, she married Winfield Mark “Buster” Stewart on November 11, 1944 in England. He was born December 30, 1927 and died December 13, 1982. She was also preceded in death by her parents and one son, Johnny Stewart, born March 6, 1950 and died October 27, 1987.

Surviving are five children, Anne Cooper, Barbara Foster, Shirley Garrison, Collin Stewart and Teena Stewart; 17 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.

A homemaker, Mavis had worked at Morton Pottery for 12 years.

Mavis loved hosting Sunday dinners and spending time with family, especially with all of her grandchildren.

Cremation has been accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Creve Coeur. Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 1, 2017 at Iduma Cemetery in Richland, MO.

Memorial contributions may be given to the Susan G. Komen, 4700 North University, Suite 91, Peoria, IL 61614.

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