SHIRLEY ANN STEWART went to be with the Lord on June 25, 2019. Shirley was born Shirley Ann Carter on November 8, 1936 in Chidester, Ark., to Henry and Bertha Carter. She was proceeded in death by her parents and one brother, Alvin Carter. Shirley grew up in Hot Springs, Ark., and later obtained her bachelor’s degree from Arkansas AM&N in Pine Bluff, Arkansas and her Master’s degree from Texas Women’s college in Denton, Texs. After obtaining her degrees, she became a physical education teacher where she taught at Horace Mann, Booker, and Pulaski Heights in Little Rock, Ark. Shirley was also a member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. She leaves to cherish her memory: husband Waymon Charles Stewart Sr., two sons: Waymon Charles Stewart Jr., (Yolanda) and Shannon Deshawn Stewart. She also leaves six grandchildren: Tiffany Stewart, Waymon D. Stewart, Toria Stewart, Shannon Stewart, Shanice Stewart, and Alyssa Stewart; six great-grandchildren, and a host of relatives and friends.
Visitation will be Tuesday July 2, 2019 from 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Funeral Service will be Wednesday July 3, 2019 at 10 a.m. Both services will be at Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home 1200 S. Chester St., Little Rock, Ark. (501) 372-1305.