Hazel Pearl Burgess Stewart

Hazel Pearl Burgess Stewart, age 88, of Dublin, passed away Friday, March 15, 2013 in LewisGale Hospital-Pulaski.

Born Dec. 15, 1924 in Baileysville, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Lawrence Burgess and Susan Justice Halcomb. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Ellis Ray Stewart; sons, Benny Joe Stewart and Larry Stewart; brothers, Edward Halcomb and Jay Halcomb; daughter-in-law, Kathy Stewart, and son-in-law, Patrick Grygiel.

She was a retired nurse and attended the New Life Church of the Nazarene, Pulaski.

Surviving are her daughters, Patty Grygiel of Dublin and Susan Waggoner and husband, Robert, of Pineville, W.VA.; sons, Wilburn Stewart and wife, Virginia, of Dublin, Donald Stewart of Salisbury, N.C. and Timothy Stewart and wife, Belinda, of Winston Salem, N.C.; grandchildren, Diana Lynn Phillips, Deborah Louise Tabor, Timothy Ray Stewart, James Donald Stewart and Michael Scott Britton; great-grandchildren, Bradley Phillips, Andrew Phillips, Megan Stewart, Anna Paige Stewart, Travis Tabor, Jarred Tabor and Cody Stewart; great-great-granddaughter, Taylor Phillips, and sisters, Dorothy Crabtree of Tazewell and Mary Kitts of Bluefield, Va.

Funeral services will be held Monday, March 18, 11 a.m., in the New Life Church of the Nazarene, 45 S. Jefferson Ave., Pulaski, with Pastor Desmond Barrett officiating. The family will receive friends Monday, 10 a.m. until the service time at the church. Interment will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley, W.Va.

Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski, is handling arrangements for the Stewart family. To sign the online guestbook, visit www.bowerfuneralhome.com.



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