Rebecca Ann Williard Stuart went home to be with her Lord and Savior Thursday September 22, 2022. Rebecca was born May 22, 1934 in Forsyth County to Gilmer Lee Williard and Nera Catherine Tucker Williard. She was preceded in death by her parents; her devoted husband Robert Urban Stuart; a beloved daughter Anna Rebekah Stuart Wright; twin brothers Clayton Ray and Calvin Lee Williard; three sisters, Augusta W. Musten, Etta Lea W. Pope, and Dorothy W. Sides.
She is survived by her son Russ Patrick Stuart (Audrey Dee); three precious grandchildren, Rally Robert, Collin Russ, and Carlee Colleen Stuart of Kernersville, NC; sister Sara W. Atkins (Pink) and Faydene W. Long of Kernersville, NC.
Rebecca graduated from Robert B. Glenn High School in 1952. She worked for Wachovia Bank and Trust for 15 years where she served as a Bookkeeper, Bank Teller, Customer Service Representative and secretary to Branch Managers. She worked as a teachers aide at Kernersville Moravian Church and Playschool for 7 years. Later in life she worked for Sun Drop Bottling Company and Bookkeeper and Secretary to the President of the Company 5 years. She also helped her husband run his business, Stuart Wrecker Service, Inc. for 22 years.
Becky was known for her culinary skills and loved to entertain guests. She was devoted to her family and especially loved spending time with her grandchildren. She and Robert had a good life. She loved planting flowers and enjoyed their beauty. Beck called it playing in the dirt. Another hobby was refinishing furniture and seeing the beauty of wood restored. She was instrumental in helping Robert write his book “A MAN AND HIS TRUCK” published in 2010.
She was in fellowship with Sedge Garden Chapel where she taught Sunday School and Bible School in her younger years.
A funeral service celebrating her life will be held 2:00 PM Monday September 26, 2022 at Sedge Garden Chapel with Ben Harrell officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service from 1:00 Pm till 2:00 Pm. Interment will be held at Eastlawn Gardens of Memory. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Kernersville Fire Department.
Kernersville Fire Station, Station #42
1180 Highway 66, Kernersville, NC 27284