Willie Pearl Stuart, 83, of Heath, Texas passed away Monday, January 28, 2019. She was born February 7, 1935, in Malakoff, Texas. Willie grew up in Troup, Texas, raised by her parents Walter Willie Kirk and Virgil Estelle Fort Kirk. She met the love of her life, Carol P. Stuart, and married him August 10, 1979. Willie was a passionate Dallas Mavericks / Dirk Nowitzky fan and Elvis music lover, as well as a great cook. She also loved to collect thimbles from her travels and from loved ones.
Willie is survived by her brother: Jerry Kirk; daughter: Linda Howe and husband Stan; grandchildren: Christopher Howe and wife Lisa, April Metcalf and husband Roy, Joshua Howe, Karen Howe (with the Lord) and Willanna Howe; and great grandchildren: Alexis Metcalf and Trenton Howe. She is also survived by her husband’s children, several grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents: Walter and Virgil Kirk; her husband: Carol P. Stuart; and siblings: Walter Luin Kirk, Virgil Fayrene Kirk Cole, W.C. Kirk, Clinton Kirk, Eugene Kirk and Billy Wayne Kirk.
Graveside services under the direction of Rest Haven Funeral Home-Rockwall Location will be held 1:00pm, Saturday, February 2, 2019, at Pinecrest Cemetery in Troup, Texas. Memorial contributions in memory of Willie may be made to the American Diabetes Assoc. atwww.diabetes.org.