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Myra Loretta Stewart Laywell

May 1, 1929 ~ April 13, 2019 (age 89)
Beloved wife, cherished mother, devoted grandmother and sister, Myra Loretta Stewart Laywell passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2019 in Marshall, Texas surrounded by her family. Loretta was born on May 1, 1929 in Gilmer, Texas to William Lester and Nettie Lou Gunter. She is preceded in death by her husbands, Lawrence B. Stewart and Jim Laywell; her parents, William Lester and Nettie Lou Gunter; her siblings, Lanelle Gunter, Tommy Gunter, Darrell Gunter, Ronald Gunter and Roy Gunter. She is survived by her daughter, Linda Southard and her husband, Walter; her sons, Lester Stewart and Frank Laywell and his wife, Jaime; her grandchildren, Ronald Southard and his wife, Tracy, Chad Greenwood, Jennifer Tivet and her husband, Michael, and Eric Stewart; her great-grandchildren, Christina Southard, Dustin Norman, Jeremy Richardson, Morgan Moore, Laneigh Tivet, Noah Tivet, Michael Stewart, Jordan Stewart and Sarah Stewart; her sister, Faye Russell and numerous nieces, nephews, other family members and friends who knew and loved her. Loretta was a member of the Baptist faith who loved gardening and her little dog, "Chop", but her true passion in life was her family, whom she adored. Visitation will be held on Monday, April 15, 2019 from 6-8pm at Meadowbrook Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be held at 2:00pm, Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Meadowbrook Funeral Home with Randy Gunter officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Cemetery in Jefferson, TX where she will be laid to rest next to her husband, Lawrence B. Stewart. The family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to Heartsway Hospice for the love and care shown to Loretta and the family during her illness. On-line condolences may be offered at www.meadowbrookfh.com


Cemetery Details

Trinity Cemetery

Jefferson, TX, 75657

Visitation

APR 15. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Meadowbrook Funeral Home

1804 S Washington Ave

Marshall, TX, 75670

[email protected]

http://www.meadowbrookfh.com/

Funeral

APR 16. 2:00 PM

Meadowbrook Funeral Home

1804 S Washington Ave

Marshall, TX, 75670

[email protected]

http://www.meadowbrookfh.com/

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