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Friday December 10th, 2021
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Morning Star Baptist Church
Saturday December 11th, 2021

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Virginia Williams Stewart

In the late afternoon of Tuesday, November 30, 2021,

The Lord softly whispered the name of his humble servant,
Virginia Williams Stewart, and she slipped away peacefully to be with Him.

Virginia was born on May 25,1930 in Princess Anne County, Virginia, the daughter of the late MacArthur Dailey and Beulah Williams.

She was married at a young age to the late Rudolph Stewart, Sr., and together they were the proud parents of ten children, nine of whom lived to adulthood.

Virginia held various jobs throughout her life, including being a housekeeper and cafeteria worker, finally retiring from the Environmental Services Department at Sentara Bayside Hospital.

She gave her age to Christ at an early age and was a faithful member of Morning Star Baptist church, where she sang in the Celestial Choir and, for a time, served in the Nursing Ministry. She continued to sing in the choir after overcoming serious health challenges, and was an active member until her health would no longer allow her to continue to do so.

Virginia was, also, a member of the Senior Group, which met at the church on Tuesdays. She thoroughly enjoyed being a member of the group, and looked forward each week to spending time with her Senior friends and the various activities that they engaged in.

Before her passing, Virginia had the distinction of being the oldest member of Morning Star and, thus, had the honor bestowed upon her as being recognized as the Mother of the Church.

At 91 and a half years of age, Virginia was the matriarch of her family. She led her family by example with quiet dignity and grace, imparting upon them countless pearls of wisdom.

Virginia truly loved the Lord, and dedicated most of her life in service to Him at Morning Star. Her life, essentially, revolved around her Faith, Family and Friends.

In addition to her husband and parents, Virginia was predeceased by daughters, Jennifer (infant) and Brenda; son, Rudolph Jr. (“Bro-Bro”); grandson, Terell Stewart; sisters, Beulah Barness (her twin) and Evelyn cooper; and brothers, Norris Williams and Willie Williams; as well as son-in-laws, David Frederick and Alvin Belmer.

To cherish her memory and to continue her legacy, Virginia leaves behind daughters, Judith Frederick; Jacqueline Valentine (Larry); Faye Belmer; Ronda Stewart; Karen Petty (Tyrone); Phyllis Green; and Hope Stewart; brother, Robert Williams; twelve grandchildren; twenty-four great grandchildren; nine great-great grandchildren; a brother, Robert Williams; a very special cousin, Alice Logan, as well as a host of other family members and friends.


Tequan Broady
Marcus Cornick
Ernest Ferguson, Jr.
Tequan Mayfield
Larry Valentine

Expression of Gratitude
The family of the late Virginia W. Stewart wishes to express their heartfelt gratitude and appreciation for all acts of sympathy, love and kindness extended to them at this time. May God continue to bless and keep each and everyone of you.

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A candle was lit in memory of Virginia Stewart

Frederick Family Dec 12 2021 1:09 PM

rest up grandma Poots. You are truly loved & will be missed.

Keith Belmer Dec 12 2021 12:19 PM

my Thoughts & prayers are with my grandma Mrs. Faye Belmer, my aunt Judy & the rest of my beautiful aunts & cousins. You will truly be missed grandma Poots , may God protect your soul

Keith Belmer Dec 11 2021 1:04 PM

My thought & prayers are with my grandmother mrs.Faye Belmer & all of my amazing aunts & cousins. May grandma Poots soul Rest In Peace <3

Keith Belmer Dec 11 2021 9:40 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Virginia Stewart

Nastalgia & Amir Dec 11 2021 9:10 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Virginia Stewart

Mynita Dec 9 2021 12:27 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Virginia Stewart

Monica Hack Dec 9 2021 9:06 AM

My thoughts and prayers for the entire family. Heaven gained a true angel!

Stephanie Belmer Dec 5 2021 5:51 PM

My heartfelt sympathy is extended to your family. What an amazing woman god blessed you all with! She raised beautiful children and grandchildren. That alone speaks value and volume! I want you all to know that there are no sorrows here on earth that heaven can't heal. Rest in peace Mrs. Stewart ❤️

Shavonda Wiggins Dec 4 2021 8:29 AM

I share in your thoughts and prayers 🙏 are with you and your family during this time. My condolences 🙏. Ms. Virginia will be missed may she rest in peace!

Elizabeth Dec 3 2021 12:46 PM

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