Carol Lee Steward was born October 8, 1947 in San Diego, CA. To Earl Chapman and Leana Chapman. She was the third child born in this union.
Carol received her formal education at Our Lady of The Sacred Heart School, Memorial Jr. High and San Diego High School.
She met and married Kenneth Eugene Steward and were blessed with eight children.
Carol Steward worked for San Diego Unified School District for over thirty years. She was compassionate, loving, and a nurturing employee who cared and served disabled children. Carol’s heart was with all her students everyday and it was evident in the life she lived. Her life with all the lives she touched will never be forgotten. She gave them a voice when no one else would listen! She truly was an unsung hero. Thank you for your commitment and service to our children.
Carol leaves to cherish her memories; children Kenneth, Jr., Kevin, Sr., Keith, Sr., Schalet, Frenchon, Kendra of San Diego; and Marilyn of Illinois; brothers Earle Chapman, Jr., of Oakland, CA. Darryll, Sr., Gerald, Sr. Darnell, Sr. of San Diego; sister Shearl of San Diego; sister-in-laws Michelle of Oakland, CA, Jean, Vivian and Stephanie of San Diego, and Mildred of San Mateo, CA; brother-in-law Clifford, Jr. of San Diego; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends.
Carol received Christ under the leadership of Bishop Donnie N. McGriff of Greater Christ Temple Apostolic Church. She loved God and believed deeply in Him as a miracle worker.
Carol departed this life Monday April 22, 2019. She was preceded in death by father Earl Chapman, mother Leana Chapman, sister Andrea and son Willie.
Carol was known to her family and friends as “ 00G Carol Lee”. She will be deeply missed.