Martha Angelena "Granny" Orton Stewart, age 83, of Lawrenceburg, TN passed away Thursday, August 01, 2019 at NHC Healthcare of Columbia in Columbia, TN. She was a native of Lawrence County, TN, owner of Granny's Childcare, and a member of Pulaski Street Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Silas Truman and Alpha Lester Harris Orton; one son, Jimmy Lewis Stewart; and one sister, Betty Jo Stewart.
She is survived by four daughters, Dorinda Angela Cooke (Bill) of Lewisburg, TN, Betty Ruth Hubbard (Mike) of Lawrenceburg, TN, Patricia Johnna Durham (Mark) of Ft. Rucker, AL, and Emily Chu (Seann) of Knoxville, TN; one son, Jeffrey Chu of Nashville, TN; one brother, Truman Orton (Joyce) of Lawrenceburg, TN; two sisters, Glenda Goins (Jim) of Meridianville, AL and Starlene Buie (Gerald) of Columbia, TN; one brother-in-law, Andy Stewart of Lawenceburg, TN; eleven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are being handled by Neal Funeral Home, 231 N. Military Avenue, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Friday, August 02, 2019 at Neal Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at Neal Funeral Home at 10:00 AM Saturday, August 03, 2019, with Jeremiah Tatum and Jimmy Cooke officiating. Interment will follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Lawrence County, TN. Family suggests memorials be made to Give A Kid A Chance Program, P.O. Box 74, Loretto, TN 38469.