You have heard about Jesus

and have learned the truth that comes from him.”

~Ephesians 4:21 (NLT)~

Please continue to pray for those who are sick and undergoing tests and treatment.

Thomas Stewart

February 15, 1939 – June 28, 2021

Thomas Stewart, loving husband, father and brother went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on June 28, 2021. He was born on February 15, 1939 to Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Austin Stewart, Sr. in Independence, LA. He was the oldest of 5 children. He graduated from Independence High School in 1957. He married Elaine Baham Stewart in 1962 and was married until his death. He worked for over 40 years at Kennedy Real Estate Sign Company of Amite. He loved farming and talking about farming. He was preceded in death by his father, Johnnie Austin Stewart, Sr. ; mother, Rosa Lashouto Stewart; sister, Sue Stewart Williams. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Elaine Baham Stewart; daughter, Alice Marie Stewart Patten and husband Greg of Coushatta, LA; son, Mark Andrew Stewart and wife Wendy of Lubbock, TX; 3 grandchildren, Kylie Patten of Coushatta, LA, Kasie Thornton and husband John of Aubrey, TX and Hunter Patten and wife Mara of Benton, LA; 3 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great grandchild; brothers, Vincent (Dickie) Stewart and wife Touleke of Tickfaw, LA, Terry Stewart and wife Donna of Maurepas, LA and Johnnie Stewart Jr, and wife Charlotte of Crystal Springs, MS. Graveside Services will be held at Natalbany Cemetery, Independence, LA at 10:00AM Saturday, July 17, 2021. Services conducted by Rev. David Cutrer and Rev. Johnny Stewart. McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, in charge of arrangements. For an online guestbook, visit

Read the Bible Chronologically in 2021 – July 2

July 2nd Readings
PROVERBS 25:1-29:27

July 3rd Readings
PROVERBS 30:1-31:31

July 4th Readings

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