Alice Delores Gowin Stewart, 82, of Wheeling, W.Va., passed away on January 10, 2017 at Peterson Rehabilitation Hospital and Geriatric Center, Wheeling, W.Va.

She was born on January 11, 1934 in Minot, ND, the daughter of the late Harold and Ruby Gowin.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded by several brothers and sisters.

Alice was a member of Elm Grove Eagles Women’s Auxiliary. She was a devoted homemaker, and enjoyed doing crafts. Alice loved her family and friends, and she cherished the times spent together.

Alice is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Robert C. Stewart; a daughter, Kelly Gear (Mike) of West Liberty, W.Va.; a son, Scott Stewart (Shelly) of Elm Grove, W.Va.; four grandchildren, Heather Gear Keller, Lindsay Gear, Trevor Stewart, and Kasie Stewart; three great-grandchildren, Hunter Keller, Jace Keller, and Kenzlee Gear; three sisters, Aileen, Gayle, and Myrna; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends received on Thursday, January 12, 2017 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Wheeling (304-242-2311), where services will be held on Friday, January 13, 2017 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Jerry L. Walters officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling, W.Va.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 1299 Pineview Drive, Suite 3, Morgantown, WV 26505.

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