From our February 1, 2001, edition.


Graveside services for Roy Hutchinson Stewart, age 89, were held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 27, 2001, in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon with Rev. Bob Kelly, Pastor of the White Deer United Methodist Church, officiating.  Burial was held in Citizens Cemetery under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc.

Mr. Stewart died Wednesday, January 24, 2001, in Amarillo.  He was born December 3, 1911, in Brice, Hall County, Texas.  He farmed near Clarendon, then was an insurance agent in White Deer, and later was a motel manager in Amarillo and Austin for several years before retiring and returning to White Deer in the early 1980s.  He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ida A. Stewart, on October 11, 1950.  He married Irene Brock on May 6, 1952, at Clarendon.  He was a Presbyterian.

He was preceded in death by a son, Gilbert Stewart, in 1998.

Survivors include his wife, Irene Stewart of White Deer; two sons, Gayle Stewart of Amarillo and Gary Stewart of Dripping Springs; one sister, Bertie Helton of Claude; seven grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

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