Lillie Mae McKee was born October 22, 1887. She married George Hasting Stewart on October 31, 1909. The couple had four children: Andrew, Mary Alice, Adrienne and Kathleen. One nephew remembers that she was very religious and strict. The couple lived on Smythe Street in the Watts Mill section of Laurens, beside her brother, Jodie. Jodie’s wife died in childbirth she helped care for the infant the two months of the child’s life. George served as Sunday School Superintendant at Lucas Avenue Baptist Church for seventeen years. He also was a deacon of the church for twenty-seven years. George died on July 26, 1936 and Lillie Mae died on April 4, 1945.
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