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Elizabeth “Ann” Botkin Stewart
Date of Birth : May 02, 1934
Date of Death : November 20, 2018

Elizabeth “Ann” Botkin Stewart, of Charleston passed away Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at the Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston.

Ann was born in South Hills, Charleston on May 2, 1934 to the late Arthur and Elsie Workman Botkin.

She attended Morris Harvey College and later St. Mary’s College, Honolulu.

Ann spoke French, Italian and Japanese, making her a tremendous asset to her childhood sweetheart and husband, William Herman Stewart, during their career with the United States Department of State, when Bill was a Foreign Service Officer.

In every country, where their careers lead them, Ann was active in community events, charities and business organizations.

She was the president of economic service council publications of maps in English, Japanese, Korean and Chinese.

Ann was a talented hostess.

She was a member of Elizabeth Memorial United Methodist Church, Charleston.

She is survived by her husband of 67 years, William Herman Stewart; daughter, Kathryn Ann Stewart (Mrs. Kathryn Coluzzi) of Charleston; sister, Jane Botkin of Charleston; sister-in-law, Carolyn Reily of Christiansburg, VA; niece, Ilene Tan and her husband, Takyoung of Blacksburg, VA; and numerous cousins.

Funeral Service will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, November 24, 2018 at Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home, Charleston with Rev. Jim McCune officiating.   Burial will follow at St. Matthews Episcopal Church Cemetery, Charleston. Visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, to honor Ann’s memory, the family suggests donations to: American Cancer Society, 301 R H L Blvd # 6, South Charleston, WV 25309.

You may send condolences to the family at www.barlowbonsall.com Barlow-Bonsall Funeral Home has been entrusted to handle the arrangements.


Mary Agnew Brown , Posted on 22 Nov 2018
agnewbrown@aol.com, Maryland
I have so many wonderful memories of the Botkin family and Ann in particular. Rest in peace, dear friend.
Lynnett Mcclanahan , Posted on 22 Nov 2018
Eleanor , West Virginia
My thoughts and prayers are with each of you. Ann was a Loving and thoughtful Lady, and I was blessed to have her as my cousin...but especially to call her Friend. My love will follow Ann through eternity. God bless you all. Love, Lynnett Mcclanahan?
Susie and Wesley Davis , Posted on 23 Nov 2018
Oaxaca México , Alabama
Bill and Kathryn, I am so sorry to hear of Ann\'s passing. I was blessed to get to know her again as an adult and will forever be grateful for her kindness as well as that of you both. Love you much.. Susie and Wesley
Tim and Lucy Bruce , Posted on 26 Nov 2018
Dauin, Philippines, Alabama
Condolences. Our hearts go out to those who loved Ann closest and best. Memories run way back with Ann and Bill. Ann, certainly, one of the classiest ladies to cross our path. Bless you. All comfort.