Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Mary Elizabeth Bradburn Stewart

07/09/1920 - 06/20/2018

Mary Elizabeth Bradburn Stewart, age 97 of Murphy, NC passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at the Murphy Rehab & Nursing.

She was born in Union County, GA to the late Lawson and Zillie Teague Bradburn. Mary was a homemaker. She loved gardening, working with flowers and was an excellent cook. Mary was of the Baptist faith.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Emory Stewart; two sons, Harold and Charles Stewart; and five brothers and six sisters. She is survived by one son, Emory Stewart, Sr. of Centre, AL; four daughters, Katherine Cain of Powder Springs, GA, Brenda Jones and husband Robert of Blue Ridge, GA, Sue Whitener and husband Ronnie of Murphy, NC and Judy Fowler and husband David of Canton, GA; nine grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 pm, Saturday, June 23, 2018 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy. Rev. Calvin Murphy will officiate. Burial will be in the J. P. Chastain Memorial Park in Blue Ridge, GA.

The family will receive friends from 12-2 pm, Saturday, June 23, 2018 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

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