Joann Pickerrell Stewart

Joann Pickerrell Stewart, 87 of Elizabethtown, died Monday, June 28, 2021 at Helmwood Healthcare Center. She was a native of Marion County, a 1952 graduate of Howevalley High School and a member of Severns Valley Baptist Church. She retired from The Cecilian Bank after 37 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Dale Stewart; a daughter-in-law, Sandy Stewart; her parents, Franklin and Inez Burress Pickerrell; two sisters, Margaret Hannah and Brenda Mahurin and a brother, Dennis "Sonny" Pickerrell. She is survived by three sons, Steve Stewart of Bowling Green, Rick Stewart of Cecilia, and Joe (Vicky) Stewart of Elizabethtown; daughter, Lynn Burks of Louisville; one sister, Claudette (Charles) Getter of Florida;10 grandchildren, Ben (Shannon) Stewart, Sunni (Lance) Geary, Abbie (Daniel) Stovall, Summer (Drew) Langley, Sam Stewart, Taylor (Ryan) Donahue, Brody Burks, Courtney (Drew) Eller, Cameron Gover, and Caitlin (Cole) Murphy; and 17 great grandchildren, Noah, Braeden, Walker, Wells, Will, Cash, Stella, Hadley Jo, Eliza Kate, Anne Vencill, Livy Clark, Meredith, Madeline, Murphy, Marshall, Harper, and Ellis. A Memorial Service will be Thursday at 6 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home with Rev. Emory Riley officiating. Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be private. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of Contributions to Severns Valley Baptist Church Building Fund, 1100 Ring Road, Elizabethtown, KY 42701. Condolences may be expressed online at


Thursday, July 1, 2021 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home


Thursday, July 1, 2021 starting at 6:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

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