Marietta Meyers Steward

Monday, October 20, 2014
Marietta Meyers Steward

Marietta Meyers Steward, 87, of Piggott, Ark., passed away Saturday, October 18, 2014, at the Phil and Flo Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Ark.

She was born on December 18, 1926, in Greenway, Ark., and was the daughter of the late Elmer Clarence and Lennie (Underwood) Bell.

She was united in marriage to John D. Meyers on Jan. 4, 1947, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 8, 1987. She was united in marriage to Norman Steward on June 4, 1998, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 14, 2014.

Marietta retired from GE in Decatur, Ind., after 20 years.

Survivors include her children, Joyce Butterfield and husband Richard of Tavares, Fla., John Meyers and wife Janice of Decatur, Ind., Judy Schultz of Decatur, Ind. and Jeff Meyers and wife Cheri of Virginia Beach, Va.; 14 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great grandchildren; a sister, Martha Blaylock of Paragould and nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, with Jerry Morgan officiating. Burial is in Piggott Cemetery in Piggott, Arkansas. Pallbearers will be grandsons, Jason and Jarrod Meyers of Decatur, Ind., great-grandson, Ryan Dressler of Nobelsville, Ind., son, Jeff Meyers of Virginia Beach, Va., son-in-law, Richard Butterfield of Tavares, Fla. and nephew, Ray Potts of Bartlett, Tenn. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, Ark., is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be held beginning at 6 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.