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Coleen Mae (Hoskins) Stewart

October 28, 1928 ~ April 15, 2017 (age 88)

The Piano Brothers

Coleen M. Hoskins Stewart, 88, of Rockport, Kentucky went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, April 15, 2017, at Beaver Dam Nursing and Rehab. She was born on October 28, 1928, in Akron, Ohio to the late Roy and Myrtle Render Hoskins. She married her husband of 67 years, Glen Stewart, in November 1947 at West Providence Church. Mrs. Stewart attended Rockport School and graduated in the class of 1948 as valedictorian. She was an honor student throughout her high school years and a cheerleader for the basketball team. Coleen furthered her education at Western State University and received her teacher’s certificate. Mrs. Stewart began her teaching career in a one room school called “Little Bend” in Centertown, Kentucky. She also taught in Muhlenberg County at “Summer Pride”, then at Rockport School. After 7 years at Rockport School she began teaching at Western Elementary where she eventually retired. She belonged to the teacher’s sorority, Alpha Delta Kappa, and was Pi Chapter President. She enjoyed helping other students, even after retirement, to further their education. She was recognized many times over the years of her career as an excellent educator. Mrs. Stewart was a member of Rockport Baptist Church where she enjoyed playing the piano, teaching Sunday school and VBS. She spent many hours dedicating her time to the church and the association.

Mrs. Stewart was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Glen Stewart; one brother, Gerald Hoskins; and one brother-in-law, John A. Westerfield.

Survivors include her children, Joel (Marcia) Stewart of Echols and Leah Michelle Stewart of Beaver Dam; two grandchildren, Justin Stewart and Allison Stewart; one great-grandson, Casen Stewart; one brother, Donnie Hoskins of Beaver Dam; one sister, Marlene Westerfield of Lewisport; one sister-in-law, Rhonda Hoskins Travis and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, Kentucky with Rev. Charles Brownd officiating. Burial will follow in Pond Run Cemetery in Echols, Kentucky. Friends may visit with Mrs. Stewart’s family from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Tuesday and 11:00 A.M. until the time of the service Wednesday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Rockport Baptist Church, P.O. Box 56, Rockport, Kentucky 42369. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Online messages of condolences can be left at www.danksfuneralhome.com. 


 Service Information

Visitation
Tuesday
April 18, 2017

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
William L. Danks Funeral Home
222 N. Lafayette Street - P.O. Box 407
Beaver Dam, KY 42320

Funeral Service
Wednesday
April 19, 2017

1:00 PM
William L. Danks Funeral Home
222 N. Lafayette Street - P.O. Box 407
Beaver Dam, KY 42320

Interment
Wednesday
April 19, 2017

2:00 PM
Pond Run Cemetery
State Route 1245
Beaver Dam, KY 42320


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