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A U.S. Army veteran, during WWII and Korean Conflict Lowell B. Stewart, the son of Homer Stewart and Martha Elizabeth (Nance) Stewart, was born May 19, 1927, in Elmo, Mo., and departed this life Feb. 7, 2008, at the age of 80 years 8 months and 18 days.
Lowell was a U.S. Army veteran, having served his country during World War II and the Korean Conflict.
Lowell was a life long resident of the area. He attended church at Romance and Faith Life Church in Branson. Lowell was a minister and farmer. On Sept. 1, 1953 Lowell and June Daniel were united in marriage at Wasola. Lowell and June were blessed with four children.
Lowell was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed music and started playing the mandolin when he was 5 years old, and made mandolins by hand.
Lowell was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and three brothers.
His survivors include his wife, June, of the home, Wasola; four children, Judy Horner, Forsyth, Lowell “Buddy” Stewart II, Wasola, Rebecca Creasy, Marshfield, and Daniel Stewart, Wasola; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one sister, Ruth Britzman, Jackson; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Services were at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, in the Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava, with the Rev. Stan Collins and Don Bradshaw officiating. Interment followed in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Wasola.
Visitation was Tuesday, from 6 to 7 p.m., in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, St. Jude’s or Gideons International. Online condolences may be made to www.clinkingbeardfuneralhome. com.