Ellen Hughes Stewart

Ellen Hughes Stewart passed away, Friday, April 2, 2021. She was born Feb. 10, 1923 in Bentonville, Ark, the baby of eight children, to Josire and Nellie Yocom.
When she was 17, she married Paul Hughes and they shared over 47 years together, before his passing. She was a stay-at-home mom until she became a widow, and then she began volunteering at Red Cross-Chapter 21 and several years at Cox Hospital North. It was while volunteering at the hospital, she met Glen Stewart, and they married. She and Glen shared many years together, before he passed away.
Preceding her in death are first husband, Paul Hughes; two sons, Alvin Hughes, Buddy Hughes; parents, Joe and Nellie Yocom; four brothers, three sisters; and second husband Glen Stewart.
Stewart is survived by one son, James Hughes and wife Linda; daughters-in-law, Patty Hughes, Alice Hughes; 10 grandchildren, 51 great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation was Monday, from 6:30-8 p.m. April 5, 2021 at Wilson-Griffin Funeral Home, Ash Grove. Funeral services were at 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at Center Baptist Church, Ash Grove, with burial following in Wesley Cemetery, Willard.


Lawrence County Record

312 S. Hickory St.
Mt. Vernon, MO, 65712


Please Login for Premium Content