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Artie F. Stewart

Sunday, February 2, 2003

Artie Faye Marlin Stewart, 89, of Batesville died Aug. 21, 2002, in White River Medical Center in Batesville.

Born April 17, 1913, at Evening Shade, she was the daughter of James L. and Dora Wilkes Marlin. She married John Ralph Stewart Dec. 3, 1955. She was a retired LPN, a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Batesville, and a member of Montgomery Springs Extension Homemakers Club.

Survivors include five nieces -- Ernestine Marlin of Melbourne, Jo Dean Marlin of Evening Shade, Lisa Faye Anderson of Batesville, Ida Ann Brown of Ozark, Mo., and Emma Faye Linn of Hensley; two nephews -- Marcus J. Marlin of Granbury, Texas, and Jimmy V. Downing of Kitty Hawk, N.C.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John Ralph Stewart; three brothers -- Ernest E. Marlin, Tommie L. Marlin and Marvin J. Marlin; two sisters -- Elsie Downing and Maggie Welch; and four nephews -- Charles Ray Marlin, Jerry Lee Marlin, Thomas Junior Marlin and Roy Lee Downing.

The funeral was Aug. 24 at Roller-Crouch Funeral Chapel in Cave City. Burial followed at Old Lebanon Cemetery near Lynn.

Arrangements were under the direction of Roller-Crouch Funeral Home of Cave City.

Pallbearers were Richard Downing, Rodney Downing, Bobby Anderson Jr., Brooks Marlin, Clint Bailey and Randy Bray.