Kathy was born in Oliver Springs, Tennessee to the late Edward and Dora Ruth Daugherty.
Kathy was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and was a member of Antioch Baptist Church and also a 34 year member of Roan Park Baptist Church. She had served as a teacher and librarian at Cloudland Elementary School in Roan Mountain for 30 years. Kathy enjoyed camping, spending time with her family and her grandchildren.
Those left to cherish her wonderful memories include her husband of 46 years, Walter Roger Stewart, of the home; two sons, David William Stewart and wife Hillary, of Jonesborough, TN and Andy Stewart and wife Sara, of Elizabethton; five grandchildren, Emma Grace, Mollie, Will, Cres and Thaddeus; a sister, Patricia Keathley, of Petros, TN; a brother, Robert Daughterty, of Petros, TN; one nephew, Richard Keathley, of Petros, TN; and her special friends, Jo Buchanan, Pat Patterson, Rosemary Vance and Robin Whitehead.
A service to celebrate the life of Kathy Stewart will be conducted at 7:00 PM on Thursday, April 18, 2019 in the Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton with Pastor Pete Tackett and Pastor Darrell Holly, officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM in the funeral home chapel, prior to the service on Thursday, or at the residence at other times.
The graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Friday, April 19, 2019 in the Mausoleum of Happy Valley Memorial Park with Pastor Reggie Weems, officiating. Active pallbearers will be Tracy Teal, David Keys, Kim Barnett, Larry Vance, Terry Denton and Ralph Patterson. Honorary pallbearers will be Jimmy Buchanan, Lucky Watts, Jerry Moore and the men from the Young at Heart at Antioch Baptist Church. Those wishing to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton at 10:15 AM on Friday, to go in procession.
The family would like to especially thank the doctors, nurses and staff of Amedysis Hospice for the exceptional love and care shown to Kathy during her illness.
Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, may make donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Online condolences may be shared with the family on our website, www.tetrickfuneralhome.com
Kathy and her family are in the care of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton. Office 423-542-2232, service information line, 423-543-4917.