Annis Copeland Stewart, age 96 of Manchester, Tennessee, passed away on August 25, 2012 at the Harton Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Stewart was born in Waynesboro, TN to her parents, the late William W. Copeland and Mamie McClearen Copeland. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Elton Charles Stewart, Sr.; sisters, Ernesteen Copeland, Gladys Goodman and Mattie Holt; and brother, Roy Copeland.
She sold Avon for over 40 years and was a homemaker. In addition to being a member of the First United Methodist Church for over 55 years, she also was very instrumental in establishing the Manchester Public Library.
She is survived by her children, Glenda Gassett (Ken) of South Korea, Chuck Stewart (Glynda) of Manchester, TN, James Stewart (Janet) of Winchester, California, Gary Stewart of Fairmount, Georgia and Marcella Stewart of Manchester, TN; brother, John Copeland (Juanita) of Waynesboro, TN; five grandchildren, Michelle Stewart, Michael Hattaway, Robert Hattaway, Bobby Stewart and James Stewart; one great-grandchild, Cali Stewart; numerous nieces and nephews; and host of friends.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, August 29, 2012 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
The Funeral Service will be conducted on Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Central Funeral Home with Reverend Neal Glass officiating.
Interment will follow at the Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.
Arrangements with CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME of Manchester, TN.