Carolyn Stewart (Abernathy)
Carolyn Ann Stewart, 76, of Topeka, KS, departed this life peacefully on Sunday, July 1, 2018. Carolyn was born in Parsons, KS on May 1, 1942 to James Abernathy and Elizabeth Williams.
She attended Parsons High School. Carolyn was employed by and retired from Topeka State Hospital in 1997. She attended Antioch Missionary Baptist Church. Carolyn enjoyed reading, doing jigsaw puzzles and loved growing plants and making flower arrangements.
Carolyn was preceded in death by her parents and her former husband, Frank Stewart Sr.; son Billy Stewart and daughter Karla Stewart. Her legacy will be carried on by her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include her children, Bruce Stewart (April) of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Lisa Stewart of Topeka, Kansas, Crystal Booker (Donald) of Topeka, KS, Frank Stewart Jr. (Eileen Houston) of Atlanta, GA and Bob Stewart of Dallas, TX.
Her grandchildren, Jennifer Stewart of Overland Park, KS; Ashley Stewart (Jarrid Frye) of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Monica Stewart of Lawrence, KS; Marcus Stewart Smith of Topeka, KS; Skylar Booker and Sydney Booker of Topeka, KS, Jamila Stewart of Pittsburg, CA, Simone Houston Stewart of Santa Barbara, CA, Tracee Stewart of St. Louis, MO and two great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family will hold a private funeral and burial. Memorial contributions may be made to the Midland Care Center and DaVita Dialysis of Topeka, KS.