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Artimease Stewart

Artimease Stewart

Friday, January 16th, 1942 - Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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“She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness”.
Proverbs 31:26
Artimease Stewart, The oldest of seven children, was born to the late Willie and Eula Bankston on January 16, 1942 in Terry, MS.
Artimease grew up in a loving Christian home, from an early age she was taught about God’s love and to respect her fellowman. She joined the Mt. Wade M.B. Church in Terry, MS. Under the pastorage of Rev. E.G. Robinson, attending Sunday school, The Little Red Circle, The BTU and Worship services. Sister Artimease, was a loving caregiver and always helped those in need.
Sister Artimease attended Hinds County Agricultural High, Utica Jr. College and Alcorn State University. She received her Cosmetology license from Davis Beauty School in Jackson, MS. She continued to work as a cosmetologist and was later employed at Marysville Plastic Co. for 32 years.
Artimease married Garrett Stewart Jr. in 1965 and moved to Port Huron, MI in 1966. She loved her family and enjoyed preparing dinner on holidays for family and friends. Upon her Mother’s death she became the “Matriarch” of the family providing guidance and inspiration to her siblings and family.
She loved her church family and was Church Clerk at Mt. Olive M.B. Church until her departure from this life. She went to join her heavenly father on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. surrounded by her family.
Her legacy will live on in the life of her family, 3 Children, Andrea (Thomas) Merriweather, Kwon (Patricia) Stewart, Shandra Stewart all of Port Huron, MI. 6 Grandchildren, Tevin, Angelique, DeVante Sr., Ahmad, Caijahlon, Amara. 5 Great-Grandchildren, Cameron, Amarion, Aubriana, DeVante Jr., Diego. Two Sisters, Willie Mae Cooper of Jackson, MS. and Magazine (Worthy) Stewart of Port Huron, MI and one Brother James (Lisa) Bankston of Port Huron, MI. Two Aunts Evelyn Mannie in Chicago, IL. and Penina Samual of Jackson, MS. One Uncle Alfie Samuel of Chicago, IL. Six brother In-Laws and five Sister-In-Laws. God Sons, Amos Bankston Jr. and Gerald Bankston. Special friend, Mrs. Myrtis Seals. A host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband Garrett Stewart Jr., Sister Alice V. Davis, Brothers, Homer L. Bankston Sr., Amos Bankston Sr. and an Aunt Florine Richardson.
The family honors the memory of Artimease and invites you to visit and share memories on Sunday, November 10, 2019, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at Smith Family Funeral Home-Hancock Street. A funeral service will be held on Monday, November 11, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Woodland Cemetery in Port Huron Township.


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  • Visitation

    Sunday, November 10th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Sunday, November 10th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Smith Family Funeral Home - North
    Address
    1525 Hancock Street
    Port Huron, Michigan 48060
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  • Second Visitation

    Sunday, November 10th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Sunday, November 10th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Smith Family Funeral Home - North
    Address
    1525 Hancock Street
    Port Huron, Michigan 48060
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  • Service

    Monday, November 11th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Monday, November 11th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Mt. Olive Baptist Church
    Address
    2711 Vanness
    Port Huron, Michigan 48060
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  • Interment

    Monday, November 11th, 2019 | 12:30pm
    When
    Monday, November 11th, 2019 12:30pm
    Location
    Woodland Cemetery
    Address
    3800 Lapeer Rd
    Port Huron, Michigan 48060
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Carol Spear

Posted at 06:12pm
Kwon, Shan and family we are devastated to learn of your mothers passing. We have many fond memories of your beautiful and gracious mother over the years and our hearts hurt for your loss. Our love and deepest condolences to each of you.

Tim and Carol Spear
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Conshetta, Contessa, Adrian & Catherine

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Our aunt Artimease, you will always be in our hearts and thoughts as a sweet and loving lady. We will always love you. From the Family of Homer Sr.
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Andrea, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother, you have my deepest sympathy.
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