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Mrs. Freddie M. Stewart

freddie stewart

August 1, 1932 ~ January 7, 2023

Born in: Mason, Texas
Resided in: Converse, Texas

Mrs. Freddie Merle Stewart also affectionally known as “Ricky”, Aunt Ricky and Granny Ricky was the matriarch of her family.  She was born in Mason, TX on August 1, 1932 to Plum and Viola Mulkey.Freddie’s formal education began with acceptance into St. Peter Claver (boarding school) in San Antonio, Texas and ended in Brownwood, Texas. She became a member of St. Peters Baptist Church in 1965.  She was also secretary for the Daughters of the Elk, Girl Scouts troop leader, volunteered to collect donations for the American Heart Association and she loved to sew. Freddie’s sister (Mitzie Lawson) introduced her to the love of her life, Granville J. Stewart. Mitzie later served as a witness to the marriage of Freddie and Granville on December 11, 1964.  Freddie and Granville were best friends who were blessed with 51 years of marriage (until Granville’s passing in 2015). They loved traveling and hosting family events. Freddie was a devoted wife, loving mother, and a domestic engineer with a calling in caring for family (including her ailing parents and siblings). She raised a blended family of 7 children: Johnny, Jimmie, Jackie, Ronnie, Jacklyn, Karen, and Denise. She was also a loving supporter to her stepdaughter Nova.  Freddie’s love and support also impacted the lives of her sister’s (Mitzie) 10 children (Sidney, Janice, Dwight, John, Walter, Jackie, Gail, Cheryl, Ray and Michael); niece, Ann; granddaughter, Shauntee and a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren. On January 7, 2023, at the age of 90, Freddie entered eternal rest surrounded by her family. Freddie is preceded in death by her husband MSGT (USAF) Granville J. Stewart; sons, Johnny, Jimmie and Jackie Dixson, and siblings; Gillie Mulkey and Mitzie Lawson.Freddie leaves to cherish her precious memory, children: Ronald Stewart, Jacklyn Ambeau, Karen Bailey, Nova Clayton, and Denise Johnson-Stewart; siblings, JoAnn McIntosh and Plum Mulkey Jr, and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives, neighbors and friends.The family would like to express our deepest gratitude to our many extended family members and friends. We thank you for your kindness and sympathy during this very difficult time.


Visitation: January 29, 2023 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Room: Stateroom

MeadowLawn Funeral Home
5611 E. Houston St.
San Antonio, TX United States


Funeral Service: January 30, 2023 12:00 pm

Room: Chapel

MeadowLawn Funeral Home
5611 E. Houston St.
San Antonio, TX United States


Cemetery: January 30, 2023 2:30 pm

Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
1520 Harry Wurzbach Rd.
San Antonio, TX United States


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  1. Thank you so much cousin Karen for letting me know about your mom 😢passing God has received a beautiful Angel 😇 in🙏 Heaven she was a loving caring lady and her and your father and family were Faithful family members at our Crayton Family Reunions I’m so sorry we didn’t get a chance to have another one due to the pandemic I always loved seeing her beautiful smiling face she was so loving and I enjoyed talking with her about our Reunions she will be missed may she rest in Heavenly Peace she’s got a new address in Heaven with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ 🙏 God’s Garden is truly beautiful because he always takes the best and your mom is a beautiful rose 🌹 in his beautiful Garden I love y’all family so very much and may God bless you all give you strength and keep you in his loving care love always cousin Lillian Jackson 🙏 from the Jackson Family ♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️

  2. Love to the family sis,
    May the God of ALL comfort keep you on His care during your time of grief.
    Darryl and Archie Marie (and two live crew Jeremiah and Gabriel) Bailey ❤️🙏🏼💋

  3. CandleImageTo the Family

    Mrs. Steward was my family other mother and she will be dearly missed. I can only say one thing God go the Best one.

    With all God’s Love
    Ricardo ‘Ricky’ Williams and Williams Family

  4. Hope you all are staying positive! This is a difficult time of growth and transition. I hope you all are leaning on each other and remembering God always has a plan for bigger and better things!

  5. CandleImageKaren, Your entire family is consistently in my prayers as you go through this life transition. Love you and I am always and forever here for you!

  6. CandleImageI am so sorry for your lost May the love of God continue to be with you guide you and keep you strong

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