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Frances Lawana (Rutland) Stewart

Born: Thu., Jun. 21, 1934
Died: Mon., Nov. 25, 2013


Graveside Service

2:00 PM Fri., Dec. 06, 2013


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Frances Lawana Stewart

      Frances Lawana (Rutland) Stewart, 79, departed this life on Monday, November 25, 2013, in Metairie, Louisiana.  

     She was preceded in death by her parents, Gordon W. Sr. and Georgia P. Rutland; and her husband of 29 years, James T. Stewart, Sr.

     Mrs. Stewart attended Scottsville High School and graduated from Longwood College, class of 1955. She completed her graduate studies in New Orleans at Tulane University.  She taught at Warwick High School in Newport News, VA and then moved to New Orleans where she taught at Metairie Park Country Day School and Benjamin Franklin High School concentrating in science and chemistry.

     Survivors include her sons, James Stewart, Jr., David Stewart and wife, Kandy and Daniel Stewart and wife, Christi; several grandchildren; a sister, Gay Boggs and husband, John; brothers, Barry Rutland and wife, Kim and Gordon Rutland and wife Shirley; and several nieces, nephews, and extended family.

    A graveside service will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Friday, December 6, 2013 at the Scottsville Cemetery by Dr. Michael Lee.

     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Scottsville Baptist Church, PO Box 100, Scottsville, VA 24590 or to a charity of your choice. 

     Thacker Brothers Scottsville Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.  Family and friends may share memories and photos at www.thackerbrothers.com. 

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