East Liverpool - Willa Lee Carman Stewart died Sunday morning at the St. Elizabeth of Boardman Health Care in Boardman, Ohio with her family present.
Willa was born August 28, 1944 in Monroeville, Ohio, a daughter of the late John and Mildred Russell Carman.
She lived all her life in this area graduating from Salineville High School and cosmetology school in East Liverpool. She was Methodist by faith and enjoyed traveling, yard sales and was well-known for her charitable donations especially to the Highlandtown Auction. She was a dedicated homemaker and mother and will be remembered for her beautiful and contagious smile.
Willa will be sadly missed by her husband James L. Stewart, whom she married on November 25, 1961; three sons, James L. (Laura) Stewart II of Salem, Russell Stewart at home, Steven L. Stewart of Wellsville; two daughters, Colleen (Shawn) Kelly, and Tamara (Gregory) Hole both of Minerva, Ohio; three brothers, Wayne (Irene) Carman, Nelson (Joyce) Carman, Tom (Leigh) Carman; one sister, Joann (Gary) Lyons; twelve grandchildren, Michael (Tricia) Hole of Canton, Jennifer Hole of Mineva, Tanya (Chris) Hafner of Minerva, Ashley (Jim) Govro of Japan, Nathan (Amanda) Kelly of Austintown, Jacob Kelly and Shanna Kelly both of Minerva, Brandon Quinn of Salem, Samantha Reedy of Salem, Kellie Stewart of Akron, James Stewart and Ryan Stewart both of Salem; three great grandchildren Emmet, Seth and Alexis Hole.
Willa was preceded in death by one brother Larry Carman
As per Willa's wish, a private family service was held 11:00 AM on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at the Kerr-Pastore Funeral Home in Salineville, Ohio with Pastor Tom Allmon officiating. Interment was in Bethel Church Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army North Eastern Ohio Division, East Liverpool, 413 East Fourth Street, East Liverpool, Ohio 43920 or American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org/donate or American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.
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