Phyllis Jean Stewart


Phyllis Jean Stewart, 89, of Flushing, formerly of Cadiz and Barnesville, died Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at Barnesville Hospital. She was born July 2, 1931 in Dillonvale, Ohio a daughter of the late Elmer and Laura Barnhart Dowdle.

Jean was a member of the Flushing Alliance Church and worked as a clerk in a number of area stores, including: Hallmark House in Barnesville and Macy’s and Sears in St. Clairsville.

She was preceded in death in addition to her parents, by three brothers: Frank, Tom and Melvin “Tut” Dowdle and 2 sisters: Lillian Bahner and Mildred Talbott.

Surviving are her husband, Floyd Stewart; a daughter, Sharon (Dale) Stull of Flushing; a son, Stephen (Susan) Stewart of Pinson, AL; five grandchildren: David, Matthew, Emily, Michael and Marcus; 13 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren; and a brother, James Dowdle of Maryland.

Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. when a celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, July 25 at the Flushing Alliance Church with Pastor Nathan McKeen officiating. The family is asking for you to wear a mask and please observe social distancing. The family is being assisted by the Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home, Cadiz, Ohio.

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