07/20/1949 - 01/11/2022
Obituary For Verline Stewart
Verline Thomas-Stewart was born on July 20, 1949 to Minnie L. Thomas and Ezra Thomas Sr. in Panola County, Texas. She attended Burrus Elementary and graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in Houston, Texas.
At a very young age, Verline accepted Christ into her life and joined the Historical 34th Temple COGIC. She faithfully served as Secretary of the Historical 34th Temple COGIC.
Verline was united in holy matrimony to the love of her life, Edger Stewart Sr. on September 2, 1978. They had three children: Aerica, Shaka, and Edger Jr.
She was a loyal employee of Southwestern Bell Yellow Pages for 38 years until her retirement.
On January 11, 2022, at 7:01 a.m. Verline Stewart made her heavenly transition. She was preceded in death by her father, Ezra Thomas Sr.; sister, Minnie Faye Thomas; niece, Nikeitha McAfee.
Left in God's care to cherish her memories: Her husband, Edger Stewart Sr.; a son, Edger Stewart Jr. (Estella); two daughters Aerica Sanders (John) and Shaka Stewart; her mother, Minnie Lee Thomas, a Goddaughter, Breonna Brooks; six grandchildren: Christopher John Sanders, Mariah Nicole Stewart, Darion Demone Scranton, Jonathan Kyle Sanders, Mason Leon Stewart, and Leila Alyse Sanders; two sisters: Evelyn McCann (Ronald), Barbara Brown (Robert); three brothers: Ezra Thomas Jr. (Daisy), Jimmie Thomas Sr. (Joyce), James Thomas (Felicia); nine nieces: Melissa, Kristina, Diana, Dischunara, Tamara, Edwiner, Lola, Kimberly, La'Porsha; eleven nephews: Ezra III, Clifton, Darren, Robert, Tory, Jason, Jimmie Jr., Andrew, Trovon, Aubrey III, Brandon and a host of other loving relatives and friends.