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.