Melanie Lee Stewart

Obituary

Melanie Lee Stewart, 51, of Jena passed away tragically on Monday, November 5, 2007 as a result of an automobile accident. Mrs. Stewart attended First Baptist Church of Jena. She was a lifetime resident of Steinhatchee/Jena except for 5 years that she spent in Port St. Joe. She enjoyed the outdoors and storytelling.
She is survived by her husband, Nevin M. Stewart of Jena; mother, Sudney Hilliard of Winter Haven; son, Chuck Ellison of Lake Wales; daughter Tara Lee Ellison of Lake Wales; sisters, Tillie Montey of Winter Haven, Tammie Baylor of Chiefland, and Angie Bussey of Pinetta. She was preceded in death by her father, Glen McCall.
Memorial services were held Friday, November 9, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Jena with Rev. Vaughn Farnell and Rev. Hugh Dampier officiating. In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to the First Baptist Church of Jena.
Arrangements have been placed under the care of the Rick Gooding Funeral Home, US Hwy 19, Cross City 352-498-5400.
Published in The Star from Nov. 15 to Nov. 22, 2007