Idoma Faye “Grandma” Stewart, age 87, of Liberty, passed away on Sunday February 5, 2023.  She was born in Lynch, Kentucky on June 13, 1935, the daughter of the late Charles Elmer and Nancy Wyatt Johnson.

In Hamilton, Ohio, on October 9, 1954, she was united in marriage to Estel Stewart.  They were able to enjoy 56 years together prior to his death in 2010.  They were blessed with five children.

Idoma was a very active member of the River of Life Worship Center in Liberty.  You could find her volunteering every Thursday at the 4-C’s Clothes Closet in Liberty.

She loved caring for people.  She was a former CNA and private duty nurse working in home health.   She enjoyed volunteering, and collecting dolls, but most of all she treasured the time she spent with her family.

Those surviving who will cherish her memory are her daughters Nancy Hodge, Vivian (Ed) Sanders, and Vernie (Michael) Strait.  She will be thought of often by her grandchildren, Heather Webb, David Wiseman, Krista Johnson, Tim Ballard, Ryan Ballard, Bobby Ballard, Rylan Wicker, Jeff Ballard, Mike Strait, Jr., and Devin Strait; 27 great grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren;  son-in-law, Lee Ballard; several nieces and nephews as well as several special friends.

In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by a daughter, Valora Ballard; a son Charles “Chuck” Stewart; grandson Matt Ballard; brother, Charles “Chalk” Johnson; sisters, Vivian Shobe and Vernie Rice; and  honorary son-in-law, Eddy Roark.

Friends and family may gather at Urban Winkler Liberty Funeral Home, 310 N Main St., Liberty on Saturday, February 11, 2023 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm.  Burial will follow at College Corner Cemetery.