Obituary of Karen Stewart

Karen Lynn Stewart, age 70, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away Friday, February 14, 2020, at her home.

She was born February 8, 1950, in Wichita, Kansas, the daughter of Robert Johnson and Beverly Struble Johnson.

She married Paul Stewart on September 27, 1974, at Nevada, Missouri.

In earlier years, she worked for the Western Insurance Company and owned her own beauty shop. She later operated the Great Scott Restaurant for a time. Karen enjoyed traveling and attending her grandchildren’s activities. She also enjoyed playing cards and going to the casinos.

Survivors include her husband, Paul, of the home; her son, Brian Slavens and wife, Hallie, of Pittsburg, Kansas and five grandchildren, Wesley, Winston, Jace, Brennan and Peyton Slavens. Also surviving is her sister, Kathy Adams, of Florida.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Johnson and Beverly Johnson Scott and an infant son, Brad Slavens.

Following cremation, a memorial service will be held at 10:30 A.M. Saturday, February 22nd at the Cheney Witt Chapel.

Memorials are suggested to Care to Share and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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