Beulah Mae Steward

Monday, April 4, 2016

Beulah Mae Steward, 90, of Piggott, Ark., passed from this life on April 3, 2016, at the Phil and Flo Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Ark. She was born on August 6, 1925, in Holcomb, Mo., to the late Louis Jefferson and Lola Mae (Ham) Pugh. Beulah was a seamstress at Ely Walker and in her spare time enjoyed quilting, and spending time with her grandchildren and other family members.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, L.J. Pugh and Buford Pugh; one sister, Virginia Pugh and one grandchild, Bradley Steward.

Beulah is survived by her two sons, Ronald Steward and Darla of Rockford, Ill. and Donald Steward and Bonnie of Kemp, Tex.; one brother, Lineul Pugh of West Alton, Mo.; her grandchildren, Ronnie Steward, Ronda Steward, Michelle Steward-Wheeler, Sherry Steward-Wright, Shawn Steward and Brandi Steward-Greenhaw along with numerous great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. on Thursday April 7, at the Victory Fellowship Assembly of God in Piggott. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 with Bro. Grady Goff officiating. Interment will be held at Mitchell Cemetery in Greenway with Irby Funeral Home of Piggott in charge of arrangements.

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