Friday, December 22, 2017

Marzelle Nickels Stewart

Doris Marzelle Nickels Stewart, age 92, passed this earthly life December 22, 2017, at home. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, December 26 at Nowell Massey Funeral Home with Brother Shayne Martin officiating. Visitation will be held from 12:00 until the service time at Nowell Massey Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Oak Springs Cemetery approximately four miles east of Calhoun City, MS.

Marzelle was born in Choctaw County on October 19, 1925. She graduated from Mathiston High School in 1944. Marzelle enjoyed sewing, yard work and working in the church library for many years.

She had a heart of service to God, Country, family, friends, and her church and community. God gave her many talents and her desire was to share God’s love and mercy through those abilities.

She was preceded in death by her parents Minnie Reed Nickels and Rufus Lloyd Nickels, her husband of over 69 years David Henry Stewart, Sr., two sisters, Shirley Houston and Jean Nelms and two great-grandchildren Kyle Terry and Maggie Rose Cherry. She is survived by two sisters, Joy Kilpatrick of Starkville, MS and Polly Miller of Mathiston, MS.

Also, she is survived by her three children, David Stewart, Jr., Dale Stewart, and Susie Stewart (Ken) all of Louisville, Ms., her five grandchildren Jason Stewart (Angela), Stephanie Covington (Mark), Dulcie Cherry, Matt Stewart and Kelsey Stewart, great-grandchildren Cody Stewart, Anna Grace Cherry, Kayla Covington and Tanner Covington, Blake Covington.

Pallbearers will be Ken Stewart, Mark Covington, Jason Stewart, Matt Stewart, Cody Stewart, and Blake Covington. Memorials in honor of Marzelle may be given to Lake Forest Ranch, 5326 Lake Forest Rd, Macon, MS 39341.

Services are under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North
Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at