Jean Whitehead Stewart

Born in Butler, TN on February 27, 1934

Departed on January 10, 2019 and resided in Springfield, TN

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Jean Whitehead Stewart, age 84 of Springfield passed away on January 10, 2019 at the Waters of Robertson.

She was born Anna Jean Whitehead on February 27, 1934 to the late Carson and Eliza Whitehead in Butler, TN. She graduated from Happy Valley High School in 1952 and married Gerald T. Stewart in 1954. They were blessed with two daughters. Mrs. Stewart was a member the last 15 years at First Baptist Church of Joelton. Her joy in life was caring for her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed being outdoors and working in her flower garden.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Stewart is preceded in death by her husband, Gerald T. Stewart and brother, Bob Whitehead.

She is survived by her daughters, Sheila (Barry) Head and Johanna (Mac) McNair; grandchildren, Brent (Brooke) Duffer, Holly (Jeff) Wright, Jeb Davis, Sonya (Jeff) Nance and Conner (Alex) Veasey; great-grandchildren, Hanna Wright, Ashlyn Wright, Bryson Duffer, Brock Duffer, Raleigh Wright and Aubrey Wright; and siblings Paul (Jean) Whitehead, Bud (Betty) Whitehead and Sara Whitehead Sellers.

A Life Celebration will be held on January 14, 2019 at 11am with Brother David Royalty officiating. Burial will follow at Springfield Memorial Gardens with Timmy Akins, Corey Richardson, Joe Drake, Jimbo Long, Mac Baggett, Jr. and Steve Allensworth serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends on Sunday, January 13, 2018 from 2-6pm then again on Monday one hour prior to the service.

The family request donations be sent to The Waters of Robertson in memory of Mrs. Jean Stewart; 104 Watson Road, Springfield, TN 37172.

These arrangements were entrusted to Springfield Memorial Gardens, Funeral Home and Cremation Center 4005 Memorial Blvd Springfield TN: www.springfieldfh.com 615-384-5437.

5 Comments to Mrs. Jean Whitehead Stewart

  1. Faye Campbell
    January 12, 2019 2:23 pm

    Johanna, I’m so sorry o hear about your mother. I remember how sweet she was when she came to church with you at Sinking creek. You are in my prayers and in my heart, I love and miss you dearly. Hope to see you soon. I will continue to pray for you and your family. Tell Jeb I said hi and I’m proud of him.

    Love and prayers,

    Faye Campbell

  2. Frieda B. Souder
    January 12, 2019 5:24 pm

    Johanna and all your family, I am sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. My heart goes out to you and Jen and all your cousins and all other relatives. I have no doubt that you made her proud and she knew you loved her very much. May God be with you in this difficult time. Love you my dear friend. Frieda

  3. Gracita Williams
    January 12, 2019 8:26 pm

    Johanna, so sorry to hear the passing of your Mother. My condolences to you and your Family. Will keep you in my prayers. Love you, sweet Friend

  4. Brenda Little
    January 13, 2019 7:45 am

    Johanna, Jeb, and family, My heart aches as you walk through this painful time. I will be covering each of you in prayer and hoping the precious memories of your mother and grandmother will help get you through this difficult time. I will be claiming God’s promise of wrapping you in His arms in the days ahead. Brenda

  5. Robin Taylor
    January 13, 2019 11:09 am

    Johanna and Sheila,
    Praying for your comfort and peace. I have many fond memories of Aunt Jean and loved her dearly. It is comforting to know that she is with Mamaw and Daddy now.

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