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Elmer Lee Steward

Published 3:03pm Friday, December 21, 2012

Elmer Lee Steward

December 20, 2012

Elmer Lee Steward, 68, of Phil Campbell, went to be with his Lord on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012.

He was born April 21, 1944, to Elmer and Jerrilean Steward. He was a loved and respected Freewill Baptist Minister for 40 years and the pastor of Bear Creek Freewill Baptist Church for 35 years.

Funeral services were Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at Pinkard Funeral Home in Russellville. Officiating was Bro. Mickey Crane and Bro. Ronald Watson. Burial was in Shady Grove Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery at Phil Campbell.

He was preceded in death by his father, Elmer Wesley Steward; nephew, Brad Barnwell, and brother-in-law, Danny Carter.

Loved ones left to cherish his memory are his mother, Jerrilean Borden; wife, Carolyn Steward; sons, Byron Steward, Brandon Steward and wife, Amber, Darren Steward and wife, Jessica; grandchildren, Wesley Steward, Laine Steward, and Landon Steward; sisters, Francis Barnwell, Faye Mason, and Cynthia Carter; nieces, nephews and numerous close friends.

Pallbearers were Dale Holt, Drennen Veal, Charles Cochran, W. J. Buckner, Clarence Brindley, and Rex McCarley.

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