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Ms. Eugenia Faye Thomas Stewart, 80, of Broadway, passed away on Friday, January 4, 2019 at FirstHealth Hospice House in West End.
She was born September 10, 1938 in Lee County to the late Lewis and Stella O’Quinn Thomas. Faye was the proprietor of Stewart’s Grocery for over 25 years. She and her husband, Kendall, were lifelong farmers. She taught Sunday school at Spring Hill UMC for 45 years, primarily 4th and 5th graders. Faye and Kendall raised money for the Boone Trail Ruritan Club with their hamburger and hot dog booth at the Boone Trail Fair for many years.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 12 noon at Spring Hill United Methodist Church with Rev. Dr. Jerome Smith presiding. The family will receive friends prior to the service in the church Fellowship Building from 10 am to 12 noon.
Faye was preceded in death by her husband, Kendall Stewart.
She is survived by her three children, Audrey Stewart, of Sanford, Michelle Bridges (Jay) of Sanford, and John Kendall Stewart Jr. of the home; one grandchild, Autumn Bridges (fiancée, Alex McLester) of Raleigh; five siblings, Barbara Norris of Broadway, Tillman Thomas of Edenton, Johnnie Thomas (Vivian) of Hickory, Glenda Black (Charles) of Lillington and Troy Thomas of Broadway; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to FirstHealth Hospice House, 251 Campground Rd, West End, NC 27376 or Spring Hill UMC, 1960 Spring Hill Church Rd, Lillington, NC 27546.