Marvin Dowell Stewart

Born: Tue., Jul. 11, 1933
Died: Fri., Jul. 22, 2011

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Marvin Dowell Stewart, age 78, of Greensboro, Georgia, died Friday, July 22, 2011 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. A native of Greene County he was born July 11, 1933 to the late Robert Samuel Stewart, Sr. and Sallie Kite Stewart. He grew up in White Plains and graduated from Greensboro High School. On March 21, 1955 he married Carolyn Worthen of Union Point and soon after joined the United States Army, where he served his country for two years. After leaving service, they moved to Sparta where he worked for a furniture factory. Then he started doing watch repair with his brother, Robert Samuel Stewart, Jr. and taught himself how to work on watches. From Sparta he moved to Wadley, GA and along with his brother ran a Jewelry Store for a number of years. He returned to Greensboro and opened Greensboro Jewelry in the late sixties. Later he retired from Harbor Club as a security guard. He was a member of Bethesda Baptist Church in Union Point. He enjoyed fishing and spending as much time as possible with the grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn Worthen Stewart on June 3, 2008; a sister, Faye Donna Stewart Marcus and a brother Robert Samuel Stewart, Jr. He is survived by a daughter, Janet Mize and husband Gary of Greensboro, GA; a son, Doug Stewart and wife Jackie of Foley, AL; seven grandchildren, Lisa Lintz, Brian Stewart, Erica Mize, Robert Allen, Russ Mize, Jason Stewart and Dan Mize; great grandchildren, Krystal Mena, Jordan Mize, Haley Mize, Memphis Smith, Tyler Jordan, Bennett Stewart, Colin Stewart, Skyla Lintz, Jasmine Allen; and a number of other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, July 24, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at Bethesda Baptist Church, 1560 Bethesda Church Road, Union Point, GA 30669 with Rev. Bruce Lovin officiating. Interment services will follow in the church cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are grandchildren: Russ Mize, Dan Mize, Jason Stewart, Brian Stewart, Charlie Lintz and Tracy Jordan. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday night at McCommons Funeral Home. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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Vivian Stewart Ledford
   Posted Sat July 23, 2011
You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Betty Jo Evans
   Posted Sat July 23, 2011
My deepest sympathy to the family. Dowell and I attended school together. Betty Jo

Donna Merritt
   Posted Sat July 23, 2011
I am sorry to here about the death of Dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Laura Stewart
   Posted Sat July 23, 2011
May you find peace and love in the memories you cherish.

CARLENE NOGGLE
   Posted Sat July 23, 2011
JAN, I AM SO SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR DAD'S PASSING. I USE TO WAIT ON HIM AS A TEEN, WHEN I WORKED AT THE CITY CAFE AND HE SOLD DANNY OUR WEDDING RING SET BACK IN 1971..HE WAS A VERY NICE MAN AND WILL BE MISSED BY ALL. I PRAY GOD WILL STRENGTHEN YOU AND COMFORT YOU DURING THESE SAD TIMES. IN DEEPEST SYMPATHY, CARLENE AND FAMILY

Horace Harwell
   Posted Sat July 23, 2011
Janet and all the family, I would like to offer my deepest sumpathy for your great loss. My thoughts and prayers will be with you. With Love, Horace

Lee Duvall Thornton
   Posted Sat July 23, 2011
Janet, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Lee Duvall Thornton

Jan Hallman
   Posted Sat July 23, 2011
Jan, Gary and Family, So sorry to hear about Mr. Stewart. He was such a delight to talk to when we came over. Another wonderful person is now God's angel. Our thought and prayers are with all of you. Jan, David, Josh and Robert

Emma Lois Gheesling Pullen
   Posted Sat July 23, 2011
So sorry to hear about Dowell Stewart Passing. Will be praying for the family.

Randy and Lisa Shuman
   Posted Sun July 24, 2011
We are so sorry for your loss. We will be thinking about all of you and praying for strength in the days to come.

Michele Johnson
   Posted Sun July 24, 2011
Jan I am so sorry for your loss. I know he was special to you and you took such good care of him. He was lucky to have you as a daughter.

Jennifer Meadows
   Posted Sun July 24, 2011
Love you grandaddy I'm gonna miss you!!

Tracie(Blount) Frank & Family
   Posted Sun July 24, 2011
My thoughts and prayers are with all.

J. Smith Oliver
   Posted Sun July 24, 2011
I recall Dowell as a very friendly classmate at G'Boro High and as a reliable 'Jeweler' in G'Boro and my ex-Wife would do business with him. Am sorry to learn of his demise, God Bless his Soul and Comfort those who are close to him as family members and friends.

David and Barbara Overton
   Posted Mon July 25, 2011
Our thoughts and prayers are with ya'll.

Dee Beeler
   Posted Wed August 10, 2011
Dearest Jan, Faye and Stewart family, So sorry about the loss of Mr. Stewart. Our prayers remain with you all at this sad time. Dee & Craig