The Valdosta Daily Times
Davidae Yolanda Stewart was born on Feb. 3, 1973, to Dorothy and David Stewart in Valdosta, Ga. She received her education at Valdosta High School where she graduated with honors. She graduated from Agnes Scott College with honors and a Bachelor’s degree in Arts. In 2000, she started writing after the birth of her daughter. She has been featured in several magazines, books, and a publicist to many and served as a consultant when needed. She was also a Primerica Agent. In the last two years, she released two books, “Good Excuse to be Bad” and her most recent “Something Bad and Something Blue.” Before her death, she was working on her third book entitled “Can’t Keep A Bad Bride Down.” She was called home on Oct. 5, 2012.
She was preceded in death by her grandfathers, Paul Napier and Frank Stewart; grandmothers, Minnie Lee Parker and Anne Mae Stewart; six aunts, Hattie Mae, Elizabeth “Dot,” Katie, Martha, Frankie and Mildred; 10 uncles, Samuel Charlie B., James “Buddy,” Sam, Eddie Lee, Charles, Henry, C.H., S.T. and Willie; cousin, Mae Helen Rich.
She leaves to cherish her memories her daughter, Selah Skye Stewart; her parents, Dorothy J. Stewart and David Stewart (Catherine); one brother, David V. Stewart; one sister, MeLana Jones; one niece, Daviona Stewart; god-mother, Earlie Simmons (Rawland), god-sister, Michelle Daughtry; god-daughter, Aria Walker; six aunts, Dorothea Beal, Frankie Mae Moore, Mattie Stewart, Mary Stewart, Cletis Parker and Arlene Gamble; three uncles, Joseph Stewart, Pernell Parker and Rupert (Ethel) Napier; special friends, Natasha Browner, Cecila Bevil, Katrina Scribion, Cathy Blair, Eric Phillips, Derrick Phillips and Rogers Willis and a host of cousins and friends.
Funeral service will be held Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Hahira. Dr. Norman Edwards, pastor, and the Rev. Reginald Benjamin will officiate. Burial will follow in Odd Fellow Cemetery, Lake Park. — Scott and Roberts Mortuary