Voicy Mae Steward, 74, of Menifee, died Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010.

She was born Nov. 15, 1935, in the Happy Bend Community (Atkins) to the late Cordelia Swinton Cunningham and Levi Cunningham.

She was a member of Philadelphia Missionary Baptist Church. She retired from Conway Human Development Center in 1995 after 23 years of service. 

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, the Rev. J.L. Steward.

She is survived by her daughter, Donna Murphy, of Menifee; two sons, Lionel Paul (Beverly) Hall, of Menifee and Elliott L. (Valeda) Hall Sr. of Virginia Beach, Va.; stepdaughter, Charlene (Azell) Flemons of Dardanelle; one brother, Lee Andrew (Georgia) Cunningham of Kansas City; 10 grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Philadelphia Missionary Baptist Church in Menifee. 

Interment Rose of Sharon Cemetery in Blackwell. Family visitations will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday at Philadelphia Baptist Church in Menifee.

Arrangements entrusted to Larry G. Acklin Funeral Home, 307 N. St. Joseph, Morrilton, Ark., 501-354-0053. www.larrygacklinfuneralhomes.com