KENNEY — Elmotis L. “Ellie” Stewart, 94, of Kenney, Ill., passed away at 4:17 a.m. on August 16, 2013 at The Christian Village, Lincoln, Ill.
A visitation was held on Monday at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton. Services were also held on Monday at Calvert’s with interment at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Kenney.
Memorials may be made to The Christian Village, Lincoln.
Ellie was born on March 31, 1919 in Kenney, Ill. daughter of Edmund St. Elmo Thompson and Sarah (Brelsfoard) Thompson. She married Howard Oscar Stewart on March 21, 1939 in Missouri. He passed away on July 7, 2004.
Survivors include children Gary Howard Stewart (Christine), Kenney, Ill.; Linda (Silverman) Phillippi (LeRoy), Kenney, Ill. and Paris, Ill.; five grandchildren Virginia Folkman (Jeff), Danville, Ill.; Rhonda Daniels (Glen), St. Joseph, Ill.; Sarah Silverman (Matthew), Urbana, Ill.; Richard Stewart (Josie), Galion, Ohio; Laura Dore (Steve), Houston, Texas; five great- grandchildren; five great- great- grandchildren, and one sister Niola Daily, Bloomington, Ill.
Her parents and on sister preceded her in death.
She was a member of the Kenney Christian Church. Ellie worked at the Illinois Agriculture Association (IAA), Bloomington, Ill. before retiring in 1984. She and her husband liked going to auctions, traveling and reading.
Online condolences may be offered at www.calvertmemorial.com.