Sara “Beth” Elizabeth McDade Etheridge Stewart

Sara “Beth” Elizabeth McDade Etheridge Stewart

Mrs. Sara “Beth” Elizabeth McDade Etheridge Stewart, age 91 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Monday, October 14, 2019.

Mrs. Stewart was a native of Winnfield and lifelong member of First Baptist Church. She served as Sunday school teacher, was active in WMU, helped organize Operation Christmas Child, and worked as church financial secretary. Mrs. Stewart was active in home demonstration club for many years.

Born Monday, July 9, 1928 in Winnfield, Louisiana, she was preceded in death by her parents, Dosia Hall McDade and Hollie D. McDade, Sr.; second husband, Glenn E. Stewart; first husband, Bonner G. Etheridge, Sr.; and sons, Bonner G. Etheridge, Jr. and Kerry B. Etheridge; and brother, Hollie D. McDade, Jr.

Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Denise Ball (Ronnie);grandchildren, Donna Carleton (Brian), Allison Harrison (Matt), Michael Etheridge (Krystal), Jessica Garrett, Natalie Evans (Bart), Derek Ball, and Spencer Ball; great grandchildren, Cole, Kerri, Kadi, Patrick, Shelby, Logan, Luke, Lex, Josie, Caroline, Catherine, and Madison;numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

The family received friends on Thursday, October 17, 2019, at Southern Funeral Home, from noon until time of services.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at Southern Funeral Home with Rev. Danny Keyes and Rev. John Holland officiating. Interment followed in the Garden of Memories, in Winnfield.

Derek Ball, Spencer Ball, Michael Etheridge, Brian Carleton, Cole Carleton and Bart Evans served as pallbearers.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

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