Kingsport News, 27 April 1948
Johnson City – Funeral services for Pfc. Joseph H. Stewart, 21, killed March 3, 1945, on Iwo Jima, will be held at the First Prebyterian Church with Dr. Ferguson Wood, pastor, in charge. Burial will be in Monte Vista Cemetery.
A member of the Marine Corps, he served in the Southwest Pacific, going overseas in 1944. He was awarded the Purple Heart and severals medals.
Survivors are his mother, Mrs. J.H. Stewart of Johnson City, four sisters, Mrs. Albert Combs and Mrs. J.L. Burley of Johnson City, Miss Ellahugh Wayman of Knoxville, Mrs. Robert Dollar of Green Cove Springs, Fla., four brothers, Clyde, Olan, Clayton of Johnson City and W.C. Stewart of Washington, D.C.
Full military honors will be given at the grave of Joseph H. Stewart Marine Corps League, named in his honor.
- Rank: Private First Class
- Date of birth: 7 November 1925
- Date of death: 10 March 1945
- County: Washington
- Hometown: Johnson City
- Service Branch: Marine Corps
- Division/Assignment: 27th Marines, 5th Marine Division
- Theater: Pacific
- Conflict: World War II
- Battles: Iwo Jima
- Awards: Purple Heart
- Burial/Memorial Location: Monte Vista Burial Park, Johnson City, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XIX, Middle Panel
- Contact us to sponsor Joseph H. Stewart
Click a thumbnail below to view at full size.