Carolyn J. Stewart, 69, a resident of Elkins, passed away Thursday morning, Oct. 11, 2012, in Davis Memorial Hospital Emergency Department. Her death was sudden and unexpected.
She was born Aug. 4, 1943, at Elkins, a daughter of the late Emery O. and Beulah Shreve Stewart.
She had never married.
She is survived by one brother, Charles Stewart and wife, Thelma, of Beverly; and one sister, Patricia Swecker of Kingwood.
Also preceding her in death were two brothers, Junior and Bud Stewart; and three sisters, Louise Mallow, Ruth Corley and Mildred Triplett.
Carolyn served in the United States Army and later retired from the United States Navy. She was a member of H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion and a Protestant by faith.
Friends may call from noon to 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday from the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in American Legion's Little Arlington Cemetery, where full military rites will be accorded at the gravesite by the West Virginia National Guard Honor Guard Program, H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion and Tygart Valley Post 3647 Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Carolyn J. Stewart.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.