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Lester Stewart

August 3, 1932 ~ April 30, 2022 (age 89)

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Lester Stewart, 89 of the Anderson Creek Community of Robbinsville, passed away, Saturday, April 30, 2022, at his residence.

          He was a native of Graham County and the son of the late Tillman and Lenora Cook Stewart. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Nettie Long, Allowayne Huffstetler, and brother, Anthony Stewart.

          He is survived by his wife, Marie Colvard Stewart, son and daughter in law, Dennis and Sandy Stewart of Robbinsville, NC; brothers, Buster Stewart, Rev. Daniel Stewart; and 3 grandchildren, Dakota, Abby Mae, and Haley Ann.

          Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, May 5, 2022, at Cedar Cliff Baptist Church. The Reverends Tom Buchanan and Daniel Stewart will officiate. Burial will follow the service at the Carver Cemetery.

          The family will receive friends from 5:00 till 7:00 pm Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at the Townson-Smith Chapel.

          In Lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the Shriners Children’s Hospital, Attn: Office of Development, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607 or online at

          Townson-Smith Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Stewart family. An online register is available at

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May 4, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Townson-Smith Chapel
160 Five Point Road
Robbinsville, NC 28771

Funeral Service
May 5, 2022

2:00 PM
Cedar Cliff Baptist Church
1303 West Buffalo Road
Robbinsville, NC 28771


Shriners Hospitals for Children
2900 N. Rocky Point Drive, Tampa FL 33607

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