Gladys Stewart, 97, of Follansbee, WV, formerly of Weirton, passed away Friday, June 24, 2011 at Brightwood Center in Follansbee. Born April 12, 1914 in Wellsburg, WV, she was a daughter of the late John Russell and Sarah Rebecca Frye Newell. She was also preceded in death by her husband Charles R. Stewart on January 6, 1988, daughter Virginia Snyder on January 9, 1997, daughter Betty Jane Hartung on November 16, 2001. During her lifetime, Mrs. Stewart worked for the former Stone & Thomas, Walker Furniture, Stiffler Department Store and Weir-Cove Dairy. She attended the Weirton First Church of the Nazarene. Gladys is survived by her son Charles Stewart of Virginia; daughter Shirley Reed of Weirton; 12 grandchildren and many great grandchildren. Friends will be received Monday from 2-4 and 6-8PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton. Additional visitation will be held Tuesday from 10 until the 11AM funeral services at the Weirton First Church of the Nazarene. The Pastor Joseph F. Cuomo of the Christian Assembly in Follansbee will officiate. Interment will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Weirton. Memorial contributions may be made to Valley Hospice, 10686 State Route 150, Rayland, OH 43943.

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  1. Thoughts and prayers are with you and the rest of the family. May God bless you, give you rest and continued strength during this time.

  2. i am so sorry to hear that gladys has passed on. i really liked to talk to her while i was in her room cleaning,

  3. My sympathies on the passing of your Mother. I was looking online for photos of the Weir Cove Dairy and your Mom’s memorial came up as a former employee. My grandfather, Joseph ‘Roy’ Guess worked at the dairy as well. If you have any remembrances of the dairy, please feel free to email me at Again, my depest sympathy. Carrie Martin

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