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300 South Morton Street ( U.S. 31)
Franklin, IN 46131
Phone: 317-738-0202
Fax: 317-736-0210
Esther Stewart

Esther Elizabeth Stewart (Asher)

Wednesday, May 31st, 1922 - Friday, February 22nd, 2019
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Esther Elizabeth (Asher) Stewart, 96, of Needham, IN, passed away Friday, February 22, 2019 at Otterbein Franklin Seniorlife Community. Esther was born May 31, 1922 in Johnson County, IN to Christopher and Clara (Tucker) Asher. She married Roy Stewart on September 23, 1939. He preceded her in death on June 5, 1975.
Esther, more commonly known as Mam-Mam by her grandchildren and family friends alike, enjoyed living on the farm, gardening and cooking. She especially loved spending time with her family and her grandchildren.
Survivors include her son Michael Stewart (Alice) of Franklin, IN; daughter-in-law Elaine Stewart of Franklin, IN; grandchildren David Stewart (Teresa) and Lisa Hampton (Dan) of Needham, IN, Tom Stewart (Resa) of Franklin, IN, Libby Duke (Steve) of Bargersville, IN, and Katie Haste of Clarksville, Tennessee. Esther is also survived by great-grandchildren Jennifer Stewart-Burton (Jake), Matthew Stewart, and Justin Kaiser (Sarah) of Needham, IN, Justin Haste of Martinsville, IN, Logan and Lane Duke of Bargersville, IN, and Case Stewart of Franklin, IN; as well as great-great-grandchildren Easton Kaiser, Lane Kaiser, Dalton Kaiser and Elizabeth Burton.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by son Billy Stewart; a sister Dorothy Hubbard; brothers James Asher, Lester Asher, Bill Asher, Charles Asher, Robert Asher, Henry Asher, Virgil Asher, Gene Asher and Christopher Asher.
Reverend Gerald Holmes will conduct a service on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 1 p.m. at Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center, 300 S. U.S. 31 (Morton Street) in Franklin, IN. Friends may call at the mortuary from 11 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Second Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, 1540 North 800 East, Franklin, IN, 46131. Online condolences may be sent to the family at Information at 317-738-0202.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, February 26th, 2019 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Tuesday, February 26th, 2019 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Swartz Family Community Mortuary And Memorial Center
    300 S. Morton Street (U.S.31)
    FRANKLIN, IN 46131
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  • Service

    Tuesday, February 26th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Tuesday, February 26th, 2019 1:00pm
    Swartz Family Community Mortuary And Memorial Center
    300 S. Morton Street (U.S.31))
    FRANKLIN, IN 46131
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    Reverend Gerald Holmes
  • Interment

    Greenwood Cemetery
    620 W. Main Street
    GREENWOOD, IN 46142
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Rob and Lora Esteb

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To David and Teresa Stewart and family and Justin And Sarah Kaiser and family, Rob and I are so sorry about your loss. We are praying for peace and comfort for you and your family. If you need anything please let us know. Rob and Lora Esteb

Lynda Asher Morton

Posted at 01:00pm
So sorry to hear of Aunt Esther 's death. She had wonderful personality and sense of humor. I always enjoyed talking with her. She was such a pretty lady. Prayers are with the family. Lynda Asher Morton

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