ST. AUGUSTINE, FL - Anne Royse Stewart, 90, of St. Augustine, FL went to be with the Lord at 1:45 p.m., Sunday, March 13, 2022.
Anne was born on March 1, 1932 in Terre Haute, IN to James Samuel Royse and Mary Bogart Royse. Anne was a graduate of the Ferry Hall Academy in Lake Forest, IL and of DePauw University in Greencastle, IN, where she was active in the Delta Delta Delta sorority. She later achieved her Master's Degree in Counseling and was a great resource in helping many others with drug and alcohol issues.
Anne married Robert Gene Smith, March 20, 1954 in Terre Haute, IN. She had three children: Sarah Ann Rubel, Cary, NC, Robert Royse Smith (Donna) of Pella, IA and James Paul Smith of North Canton, OH. Her grandchildren include: Ross Rubel (Carrie), Cary, NC, Jeffrey Paul Rubel, Chicago, IL, Aaron Robert Smith, Pella, IA and Addison Lee Smith, Des Moines, IA. Her great-grandchildren include: Evan Robert Rubel, Leonard Jeffrey Rubel, and Joseph Paul Rubel, all of Cary, NC.
Anne was later married to John J. Stewart in Palm Bay, FL on September 2, 1988. She and John were able to enjoy lots of travel throughout the United States and the Caribbean. She enjoyed very much her time with her new extended family.
Anne was also very fond of her many dogs and was especially close to her poodles.
Anne was preceded in death by her husband, John J. Stewart.
Anne is survived by her brother, James S. Royse (Lee Ann), St. Augustine, FL and her children; grand-children; and great-grandchildren.
A funeral service to celebrate her life will be conducted at 11am, Friday, April 29, 2022 at Church of the Holy Cross, Main St., Warrensburg. Burial will follow at Warrensburg Cemetery.
In lieu, of flowers Anne and her family would welcome donations to Pet Finders.
Please visit www.alexanderfh.net for online guest book, condolences, and directions.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Anne
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Alexander-Baker Funeral Home