State Journal-Register, The (Springfield, IL) - December 15, 2006 Deceased Name: Melba A. Steward CARLINVILLE - Melba A. Steward, 97, of Carlinville died Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2006, at her home.
She was born May 26, 1909, in Carlinville, the daughter of Benton and Sarah Banks Steward.
Miss Steward was a graduate of Carlinville High School and a teaching college. She worked as a governess in Maine for several years and taught school in Illinois for several years. She was a member of Federated Church in Carlinville.
Survivors: two sisters, twin, Martha B. Steward Pollard and Bertha A. Steward, both of Carlinville; and several nieces and nephews.
Services: 2 p.m. Saturday, Federated Church, Carlinville, the Rev. Jeff Johnson officiating. Burial: Carlinville City Cemetery.
Heinz Funeral Home in Carlinville is in charge of arrangements.