Betty Jo Rogers Stewart, 86, of Benton, passed away Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at a local health care facility.
She was a member of Zion Baptist Church. Before her retirement she was Polk County trustee.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill W. Stewart; parents, George Oliver and Mary Moore Rogers; sisters: Eula Bramlett and Jane Evans; and brothers: Bennie Rogers, Ray Rogers, John Woodrow Rogers and George (Bunk) Rogers.
Survivors include her children: (Penny) Molly Kerr and husband, Roy, and Pricilla Callahan and husband, David; son, George Barnes and wife, Gwen; grandchildren: Howell Kerr and wife, Kayanne, Amy Gray, Blake Callahan and wife, Megan, and Aaron Barnes; six great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; sister, Mary Bramlett of Benton, and sisters-in-law: Edna Rogers, of Benton and, Gerri Grubb of Cleveland.
The funeral will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at Zion Baptist Church with the Revs. David Peters and Harold Firestone officiating.
Interment will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at the Zion Baptist Church Cemetery with a white dove release ceremony concluding the service.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday prior to the service at Zion Baptist Church.
The family requests that memorials be made to Zion Baptist Church, 953 Parksville Road, Benton TN 37307.
Higgins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Stewart family guestbook at www.higginsfuneral.com.