Ramona R. Stewart, 75, of Independence, Mo., passed away Sunday, May 27, 2012, in her own home.

Ramona R. Stewart, 75, of Independence, Mo., passed away Sunday, May 27, 2012, in her own home.

Ramona was born in Independence, Mo., to parents Boyd and Blanche (Amundson) Davis. She was preceded in death by husband, Jean E. Stewart; her parents; brothers, Richard and Dale Davis; sister, Metta Davis; son, David Gardner; and daughters, Patty Duley and Yvonne Howell.

Ramona leaves behind her loving companion of 20 years, Patrick Gardner; daughters, Jean Ann Milton (Robert), Mona Lyon (Dave), and Susan Milton (Rusty); sons, Kevin Stewart (Kathy), Bob Stewart (Debbie), Dave Stewart (Coni), Bill Stewart (Jeanette), Kenny Gardner (Patti), and Billy Gardner (Tina); sisters, Anita Fairchild and Jackie Fauss; 28 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; friend of 60 years, Delores Reed; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

A visitation will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 31, at the Speaks Suburban Chapel, 18020 E. 39th St., Independence, MO 64055. Services will be 10 a.m. Friday, June 1, at the chapel. Burial at Mound Grove Cemetery, Independence, Mo.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions out to the American Lung Association or Crossroads Hospice.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.speakschapel.com.

Arrangements: Speaks Suburban Chapel, 816-373-3600.

 

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