2013-11-07 / Obituaries


Jessie Allen McCorquodale Stuart, 100, of Marianna, Fla. died Nov. 10, 2013 at her residence.

She was born May 19, 1913. She was a former resident of Pine Apple. She was the oldest of five children born to Chester Allen and Jessie Fleming McCorquodale of Jackson. After attending Judson College she married Winston L. Stuart of Pine Apple in 1935 and they were married for 59 years. She was a homemaker, enjoyed needlepoint, loved to shop and loved to give to others. She played the piano at Friendship Baptist Church in Pine Apple for 50 years. She moved to Marianna, Fla. in 1992. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Camden and the First Presbyterian Church in Marianna, Fla.

Survivors include two granddaughters, Laurie (Allen) Ward, Marianna, Fla., Elizabeth (Murray) West, Ashford, Ala., daughter-in-law, Gina Connor Stuart, Marianna, Fla.; four great-granddaughters, Whitney Lee (Jim) Burleson, Tallahassee, Fla., Connor Jessica Ward, Marianna, Fla., Abigail Parker West and Sydney Allen West, Ashford, Ala.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Chester Allen and Jessie Fleming McCorquodale, her husband, Winston L Stuart Sr., her son, Winston L. Stuart Jr., daughter, Beverly Stuart Vincent, two brothers, Ernest and William McCorquodale and two sisters, Dell McClellan and Margaret McCorquodale.

A graveside service will be Nov. 12 at 1:30 p.m. in the Trinity Memorial Gardens in Jackson.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Covenant Hospice in Marianna, Fla., or the First Presbyterian Church of Marianna, Fla.

Expressions of sympathy may be submitted online at www.mariannachapelfh.com.

Marianna Chapel Funeral Home of Marianna, Fla. will direct.

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