Anita Faye (Whiteley) Stewart, 88 of Crawfordsville passed away on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018 at Golden Living in Indianapolis.
She was born in Speedway on Jan. 30, 1930 to the late Benjamin and Mary (Heckathorne) Whiteley.
Mrs. Stewart attended Russellville Schools and on June 12, 1948 she married Wilbert E. Stewart who preceded her in death in 1983. Throughout the years she worked at Ingress Plastene, RR Donnelley, and worked in the kitchen at Ben Hur Nursing Home for 11 years. She enjoyed crocheting, embroidery, collecting dolls, and loved completing her word searches and puzzle books.
Survivors include a son, Dennis (Brenda) Stewart of Switz City; five brothers, John (Jane) Whiteley, Edgar (Carolyn) Whiteley, Jay (Susan) Whiteley all of Crawfordsville, Frank (Lauina) Whiteley of Yukon, Okla., and Lou David Whiteley of Linden; one sister, Marilyn Norton of Crawfordsville; three grandchildren, Jason (April) Stewart, Miriah (Jason) Mershon, both of Crawfordsville, and Alissa (Tony) Nicoson of Ladoga; nine great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Wilbert; an infant sister; and two nieces, Jennifer Kirts and Darla Whiteley.
Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7 at Sanders Priebe Funeral Care in Crawfordsville with Jason Stewart officiating. Family and friends may pay their respects two hours prior to services. Burial will follow at Jamestown I.O.O.F Cemetery.
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