Sara Catherine Stewart “Mawmaw”, 87, of Concord passed away on December 18, 2019. Born March 9, 1932 she was the daughter of the late Luther Wilson Pender and Rosetta Pender and raised in Cornelius, NC. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Mark Allen Stewart, Sr; brother, Luke Pender; and sisters, Jean Burris and Betty Kye.
She attended Harding High School in Charlotte. In 1951, Sara married Mark Allen Stewart Sr. and they relocated to Newell where she became an active member of Northside Baptist Church. Later in life she attended New Life Church of Jesus Christ in Concord. Sara enjoyed walking, gardening, crafts, and all things beauty. Most of all, she adored spending time with her family and animals by the pool.
Sara is survived by her son, Mark Allen Stewart, Jr of Midland and his wife Joan, granddaughters, Tiffany, Ashley, and Hailey; step-grandson C.J.; and great grandsons Nathan and Miles. She is also survived by her brother, Murray Pender.
The family would like to send a special thanks to Enlivant of Concord, Hospice of Cabarrus County, and special friends, Karen and Anita.
A graveside service will be held Friday, December 20 at 2 PM at Charlotte Memorial Gardens with Rev. Gary Morris officiating.
Stanly Funeral & Cremation Care of Locust is serving the Stewart family.