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Obituary for Mr. Ewing Stubblefield

June 14, 1929 - October 25, 2019
Hazel, Kentucky | Age 90

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Ewing Stubblefield, 90, of the New Providence community passed away Friday, October 25.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Youlanda McClure Stubblefield. Ewing was married to Youlanda McClure for 56 years. Youlanda struggled with a variety of illnesses her final years. When he could no longer care for her at home, Ewing reluctantly moved her to a nursing facility in Murray. For two years, Ewing would daily go and sit with Youlanda, usually for eight hours a day.
Ewing was also preceded in death by his parents, Collie and Leva Stubblefield, and one grandson, Eric Pugh.
Ewing is survived by his three children; Dr. Terry Stubblefield (Deborah) of Florence, Alabama; Linda Pugh (Mark) of Ewing, New Jersey; and Ronny Stubblefield (Cindy) of Slaughters, Kentucky. Eight grandchildren survive; Wes Stubblefield, Russell Stubblefield, Laura Erwin, Aaron Pugh, Amanda Detherage, Adam Pugh, David Stubblefield and Jon Stubblefield. Ewing is also survived by eight great-grandchildren. Also surviving is one sister, Janice Cates (Harold) of Nashville, Tennessee.
Ewing worked at the Tappan Stove Company in Murray for 32 years. At the age of 35, he began a 35-year career as a bivocational preacher. He served as the local preacher for three Churches of Christ: Mt. Zion, Bethlehem, and Puryear. Ewing served as the preacher at Bethlehem for 30 years.
Services will be held at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home in Murray on Sunday, October 27. The family will receive visitors from 1:30-3:00 pm, with services following at 3:00 pm. The funeral service will be conducted by the family. Burial will be at Murray City Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy in lieu of flowers can be made to the Western Kentucky Youth Camp located at 310 Youth Camp Road, Marion, KY 42064.
Online condolences can be made at www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com

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