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Joel Jackson Steward, Sr.
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Obituary for Joel Jackson Steward, Sr.

Joel Jackson Steward, Sr., 84, of Axton, Va., passed from this life on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at his residence. He was born September 28, 1933, in Tate, Mississippi. His parents, Myrtle Brown Steward Algee and Austin Russian Steward, and his wife, Shirley Reynolds Steward preceded him in death. Mr. Steward proudly served his country with the US Marine Corps. Prior to his retirement, he worked for US Gypsum for over 40 years. Mr. Steward was of the Baptist Faith.

He is survived by his daughters, Debra Marie Yeaman and fiancé, George Calloway, of Danville, Va., Brenda Leigh Jones and husband, Calvin of Providence, N.C., and Tammy Wynett Hicks and husband, Tony of Axton; his sons, Joel J. Steward, Jr. and wife, Kristen, and Austin D. Steward and wife, Christie, all of Danville; his sisters, Gertie Westmoreland, Kathy Algee, and Sue Scott; and his brothers, George Steward, Troy Algee, Ronnie Algee, and Freddy Algee; as well as 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 3, 2018, at Norris West End Chapel, 511 Church Avenue, with Rev. Wayne Aaron and Rev. George Steward officiating. Interment will follow at Danville Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Sunday, June 3, 2018, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Norris West End Chapel immediately prior to the service.

The family respectfully requests memorial donations to the Danville-Pittsylvania Cancer Association, 223 Riverview Drive, Suite J, Danville, VA 24541 (www.danvillevacancer.org).

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. & Crematory, Mt. Hermon Chapel, 3995 Franklin Tpke., Danville, Va. is respectfully serving the Steward family. Online condolences may be made at www.norrisfuneral.com.


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Visitation

Sunday

3

Jun

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - West End Chapel

511 Church Avenue
Danville, Virginia 24541

Funeral Service

Sunday

3

Jun

3:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - West End Chapel

511 Church Avenue
Danville, Virginia 24541

Cemetery Details

Location

Danville Memorial Gardens

4849 Riverside Drive
Danville, VA 24541


Memorial Contribution

Danville-Pittsylvania Cancer Association, Inc.

223 Riverview Drive, Suite J
Danville, VA 24541
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