Marilyn Jean Stewart

Marilyn Jean Stewart, 70, of Cameron, MO, passed away April 13, 2020 at her home from natural causes.

Marilyn was born September 15, 1949 in Belton, MO, to Marion Orville Lawrence Sr. and Virginia Marie (Williams) Lawrence.  She was the youngest of two children.  She was a very high spirited, loving and caring woman.  She enjoyed riding horses with her Dad and attending rodeos. At a young age she grew to love playing bingo with her Mom and Aunt Eithal. She always enjoyed time spent with older brother, “Hot Rod” Jr Lawrence, and her cousins Janie, Sue, Maxine, Barbara, Tut, and Chuck Lawrence.

In 1973 she met Roysten “Rusty” Stewart in Kansas City at Memorial Hall, while attending a wrestling match.  Roysten then and forever was the love of her life.  They gave birth to their first child, Roysten Dean on January 9, 1974.  They married three months later on April 29, 1974.  Marilyn was a strong, loving and devoted wife and mother of two boys; stepson, Allen Dean and son, Roysten “Rusty” Dean.  On March 22, 1977 they then gave birth to their second child, Ronda DeAnn.  Between their three kids, they had 14 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.  She loved each and every one of them with all her heart.

Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents, Marion and Virginia Lawrence; brother,  Marion Jr “Hot Rod” Lawrence; husband, Roysten “Rusty” Stewart; father-in-law, mother-in-law, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Survivors include son, Roysten “Rusty” Stewart of Maysville, daughter, Ronda Stewart of Iowa, and son, Allen and Sherry Stewart of Liberty; grandchildren, Tonya Wightman, Dayna Stewart, Daymon Stewart, Mandy (Jeremy Maudlin), Ryan Cooper, Heather Stewart, Logan Stewart, Bubba Smith, Kayla Smith, Selena Smith, Rosie Smith, Joanna Smith, Kevin Smith and Hallie Smith; great grandchildren, Coltin Maudlin, Riley Cooper, Octavia Stewart, Tryndin Stewart, and Maverick Clark.

Private Graveside Service will be held April 16, 2020 at Providence Cemetery in Liberty, MO.

Arrangements in care of Fry-Bross & Spidle Funeral Home, Kearney.