Katie Mae Stuart, 90 of Copper Hill, went Home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 4, 2019 in Garner, North Carolina. She was born on January 9, 1929 to the late Lewis Jacob and Sophia Banks Stuart. She is preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Matthew A. Stuart who passed away on December 7, 1994; two sons, Paul A. Stuart and Mark A. Stuart (infant); ten brothers; and two sisters, including her beloved sister, Irma Jean Walker Hanson.
She enjoyed trying new recipes, reading, and gardening. She will be remembered for her sense of humor. She attended Harris-Hart School.
Katie joined Little River Missionary Baptist Church at age 13, a church family which she loved, serving in many capacities including Senior Choir, Board of Trustees, Treasurer of the Building Fund, and the Willing Workers Club. She often referred to Little River Missionary as “the bridge that brought her over.” She remained an active member until her health no longer permitted and relocated to North Carolina with her daughter and son-in-law.
She leaves behind a devoted daughter, Jill Stuart Hill (Andrew, Jr.) of Garner, NC; three grandchildren, Kevin L. Stuart of Roanoke, Andrew J. Hill, III of Durham, NC, and Brittany R. Hill of Charlotte, NC; great-grandson, Kevin, Jr. of Roanoke; sister-in-law, Annie Mae Stuart of Washington, D.C.; and many loving nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 11, 2019 at the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dr. Clinton Crump officiating. Interment will be held in the Stuart Family Cemetery with repass to follow at Little River Missionary Baptist Church. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service.