Toni Leigh Stewart

Toni Leigh Stewart

Toni Leigh Stewart, 72, of Anna, died at 5:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, at Integrity Healthcare in Anna. 

She was born Aug. 4, 1948, in Anna, the daughter of Virginia Verble Darnell. She married Donald Lee Stewart.

She is survived by her husband, Donald Stewart of Lumberton, N.C.; son Anthony Wade McCowen of Melbourne, Fla.; grandchildren Stephanie Brown of Hollister, Calif., and Shane McCowen of Carterville; other relatives and many friends. 

She was preceded in death by her mother, Virginia Darnell, and grandparents, Earl and Pearl Carter Verble.

Mrs. Stewart was a retiree of Verizon, formerly GTE. She was a member of the Auxiliary to the VFW in Anna.

Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, at the Anna Cemetery, with Pastor Ivan Ryan officiating. Interment will immediately follow. 

All those attending will be required to wear a face covering and to observe social distancing guidelines. 

Memorials can be made to PAWS. Envelopes will be available at the cemetery and at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna.  

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit 

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.

The Gazette-Democrat

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