Mary Ann Steward, 81 of Wilsonville, died at her residence on Sunday, May 5, 2019, at 11:39 p.m. She was born on October 1, 1937, in Brighton to John Hohnsbehn and Jeannetta F. (Bennett) Hohnsbehn. She was raised by her step parents, Eugene and Mary Pankey.
She married James A. Steward Sr. on September 17, 1954, in Indiana. He preceded her in death on December 19, 2000. She was a homemaker. Mary Ann was a member of the Salvation Army and Salvation Army Church.
She is survived by her children, Pamlia Steward of Gillespie, James A. (Leslie) Steward Jr. of Alton, Margaret A. (Wesley) Zumwalt of Wilsonville, Shirley Steward of Litchfield, and Charles E. (Companion, Tammy) Steward of Medora; 12 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.
Mary Ann was preceded in death by her parents; step parents; spouse; son, George Steward; granddaughter, June Ann Leetham; great-granddaughter, Lexee Farmer; 4 brothers; and 2 sisters.
Friends may call on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Funeral services are Thursday, May 9, 2019, at 10:00 A.M. at Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie. Burial will be at Gillespie Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Salvation Army or Celtic Hospice. Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie is in charge of the arrangements