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Alda Stewart

November 2, 1929 — February 13, 2018

Alda Stewart

Alda Bryan Stewart, age 88 of Athens passed away, Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Morning Pointe Assisted Living in Athens.. 

A native and life-long resident of McMinn County, she was a daugter of the late Roma and Bertha Pickle Bryan. She was a member of Allen Memorial United Methodist Church and a member of Morning Pointe Church.  She was a former registrar of the McMinn County Election Commission. 

Preceded in death by:

  • Granddaughter, Lindsay Moses
  • Sister, Bettye Bryan Yates,
  • Brother; Rev. R. B. Bryan.



  • Loving husband of  66  years, Billy Benton "Bill" Stewart of Athens;
  • One son and daughter-in-law, Ken Stewart and wife Charlene Stewart of Wartrace, TN;
  • Two daughters and sons-in-law,  Karen Stewart Choat and husband, Perry  Choat  of Hoover, AL, and Jan Stewart Moses and husband Steve Moses  of Riceville;   
  • Five  grandchildren, Will Stewart, Erin Bonds, Colin Choat, Adam Moses, and Martin Moses;
  • Two great-grandchildren, Sophia Bonds and Hannah Bonds;
  • Several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Friday February 16, 2018, in the Chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with Rev. Charla Sherbakoff and Rev. Carl Creasman officiating.

Interment will follow in Cedar Grove Cemetery. 

Pallbearers will be Travis Baker, Colin Choat, Matthew Bonds, Will Stewart, Josh Yates and Adam Moses.

Memorial contributions maybe made to Allen Memorial United Methodist Church, 800 Decatur Pike, Athens, Tenn. 37303.

The family will receive friends Friday from 12:00 to 2:00 PM prior to the service at Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home.

Those unable to attend may send condolences to

Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home of Athens in charge of arrangements.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Alda Stewart, please visit our flower store.

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Friday, February 16, 2018

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home

, Niota, TN 37826

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