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Elaine “Sue” Gilbert Stewart

Elaine “Sue” Gilbert Stewart age 78 of Mena, AR passed away Monday, February 17, 2020 in Mena.

She was born on June 30, 1941 in Eagleton, AR to the late Buford Gilbert and the late Bessie Little Gilbert.  Sue was married to Wade R. Stewart for 48 ½ years. She taught Sunday School for 30 years, which she dearly enjoyed. Sue loved being outdoors gardening, camping and fishing with her family. She also enjoyed reading a good book for her pastime.  Sue was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to all who knew her.  She will be dearly missed.

She is survived by Husband; Wade Stewart, Daughter; Melissa Aleshire and husband Greg of Mena, AR, Son; Wade Stewart, Jr. and wife Danielle of Mena, AR, Eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, Brothers; David Gilbert and wife Tawana, Neil Gilbert and wife Susan, Mark Gilbert and wife Jeanine, Roger Gilbert and wife Sherry, Sisters; Martha Gurnick and husband Jim, and Andre Gilbert, Sister-in-law; Pat Gilbert, Brother-in-law; Mark Stewart and wife Rebecca

Numerous nieces and nephews, and a special caregiver Debbie Alley

She was preceded in death by her parents Buford and Bessie Gilbert, brother Richard Gilbert, sisters, Joyce Gilbert and Betty Fretz, brother and sister in-law Keith and Patricia Stewart, and a niece April Gilbert.

Graveside service will be Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at the Concord Cemetery with Brother Mark Lyle officiating.

Visitation will be General.

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