The homegoing services for Radio One personality Sheila Stewart has been announced. Stewart died Thursday, October 24 after a car crash in Atlanta. She was 44.
Sheila Stewart had a career in radio, TV and print media for more than twenty years. She was the News & Community Affairs Director for Radio One-DC Stations (93.9) WKYS-FM; (Praise 104.1) WPRS-FM; (1450)-WOL-AM); 1340-(WYCB-AM) and (102.3) WMMJ-FM.l She received many awards, including the Crystal Award for outstanding community service from the National Association of Broadcasters.
In the Charlotte Observer, Stewart's sister recalled one of her many accomplishments. “My sister met with President Obama, she had lunch at the White House with the First Lady,” said Brenda DeWese, one of Stewart’s older siblings. “I don’t know of anyone else from Great Falls High who had such great success, who reached so high in their career, who was able to meet with the president and his wife. She helped so many people along the way. We were all so proud of her and all she did. We are heartbroken.”
According to reports, there are plans for a memorial service for Sheila Stewart in the Washington, DC metro area. Details will be announced when finalized.
Homegoing Service: Wed., Oct. 30 at 11a.m. (Wake at 10 a.m.)
University Park Baptist Church
6029 Beatties Ford Rd
Charlotte, NC 28216
324 S. Vanderhorst St
Winnsboro, SC 29180
A foundation for Stewart's son, Jonathan Henry Russell, has been set up at Bank of America, account # 3344941771 GA UTMA
Albert Wayne Davis (uncle/custodian)