E. Jane Stewart - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

E. Jane Stewart

February 4, 1943 - May 28, 2023

E. Jane Stewart, fondly known as Jane, age 80, of Middletown, DE, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, May 28, 2023.

Born in Baltimore, MD on February 4, 1943, she was a daughter of the late Holt Hensley and Estelle Mae (McNeil) Litewski. Jane dedicated her life to taking care of her family as a homemaker.

Jane treasured her family above all else and had a warm, compassionate heart for everyone. She was truly a friend and mother to all whom she encountered throughout her life. Jane was proud of her growing family and was happiest with a baby in her arms. She cherished the memories she made with those she loved the most. Jane often looked forward to traveling to new places with her husband, Jim. She was a humble woman of noble character, her faith and strength were beyond compare. A beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, she will be deeply missed by all.

In addition to her parents, Jane was preceded in death by her twin brother, James Hensley; and sisters, Rosa Lee and Carol Hensley. She is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, James D. Stewart; children, Robert B. Stewart (Paige) of Middletown, Donna L. Perry (James) of Smyrna, and Sharon L. Long (Richard) of Wilmington; brother, Alan Hensley (Suzie); sister-in-law, Janie Hensley; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-granddaughter.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 12 pm on Saturday, June 3, 2023, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 12 pm. Interment will be held privately at the convenience of the family in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jane’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or online by clicking here.


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9 Condolences for E. Jane Stewart

  • So sorry for your loss she was a amazing woman so kind she always made you feel at home

  • Dear Jim and family, I was saddened to hear of Jane’s death. She was a loving, warm, caring person. I am glad I met her and she became a dear friend to me. I send my love, prayers and condolences to you,Jim and your family. Jane is in heaven with Jesus and her loved ones.

  • Our deepest sympathy to you Donna and all of your family. Your Mother most certainly did a wonderful job planting the seed of faith in you and she is what makes you so beautiful and special. May she rest peace, love to you all, John and Drema

  • Growing up and spending time over there with Amanda and Britney was always so much fun and Jane was such an amazing, kind hearted woman. My deepest condolences 💐 May she forever rest in peace. ♥️

  • This woman was the sweetest and kindest person I have ever met. Always had a kind word for me and my children. Always said “I was doing a good job” even when it didn’t feel like I was. Mrs. Jane will be truly missed.

  • So sorry to hear of Jane passing. Thought of her often and wish we would have been of better health so we could have visited.

  • Dear Jimmy and family, I am very sorry to hear of Janes passing. I have been reminiscing about all my time spent with Jane and the family. Such happy memories. Jane always made you feel welcome and part of the family. I loved her for that and the laughs she gave me. She was truly a strong, loving woman. She will be greatly missed. My love and prayers to all.

  • Sorry for your loss

  • Donna and Jimmy,
    I am so Sorry for your Loss, God Bless!