Mrs. Mary L. 'Shaffer' Stewart passed away Sunday, August 29, 2004, at Mineral Area Regional Medical Center, Farmington, at the age of 81 years, 3 months & 15 days. Mary was born May 14, 1923, in Reynolds County, MO., to Nelson & Addie 'Johnson' Shaffer. Also preceding in death were: her husband, James L. "Jim" Stewart (Oct. 4, 1996); 1 Sister & 2 Brothers. Mary was a longtime faithful member of Farmington 1st Baptist Church & enjoyed participating in the various ministries in the church. Survivors Include: 1 DAUGHTER - Miss Linda Stewart, of Farmington; 3 SONS: Jerry (& Judy) Stewart, of Farmington; Jay (& Charlotte) Stewart, of Fenton; Jim (& Marsha) Stewart, of Boonville. 6 GRANDCHILDREN: Doug (& Nichole) Stewart; Melanie (Mrs. Brandon) Houser; Jeremiah (& Brittany) Stewart; Jessica Stewart; Tyler & Allison Stewart. 1 GREAT-GRANDDAUGHTER: Ellie Stewart. Visitation Tuesday, 5-9 p.m. Visitation resumes Wednesday morning at 7:00 a.m., & funeral Wednesday, 2:00 p.m., Sept. 1, 2004, at TAYLOR Funeral Service CHAPEL, with Dr. William C. Miller officiating. Interment following at Lesterville Memorial Cemetery - Lesterville, Missouri. Memorials to: * Farmington First Baptist Church Library &/or * The Ministerial Alliance Thrift Store.