1996 ~ 2020
Date of Death: April 30, 2020
In profound sadness, the staff of Veasley Funeral Home & Cremations, Inc. want to express our sincere condolences to the Steward family. Alberto’s earthly temple is now resting in the care of Rowell-Parish Mortuary. Revelations 21:4 says "And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death; nor sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain, for the former things are passed away." Be assured that in the days ahead you will surely gain strength from the memories of Mr. Alberto Madril Steward, Jr.
Derrick Veasley ~ Director
Henry Veasley ~ Director
Pastor E.C. Maltbia ~ Chaplain
Alberto Madril Steward, Jr. was born the Alberto Madril Steward, Sr. and Jeanie Venessa Steward on February 12, 1996 in Memphis, Tennessee. He was preceded in death by his grandfather’s William H. Steward, Sr. and Curtis Carnell Bowen, Sr.
Alberto moved to Fort Smith, Arkansas at the age of 5. He attended Spradling Elementary, Kimmons Jr. High, and graduated from Northside High School in Fort Smith. He also attended Lyon College.
Alberto dedicated his life to Christ at a very young age and was baptized at St. James Baptist Church. He stayed active in Christ all through his late teens and early adulthood mentoring kids at FCA camp in Hot Springs, Arkansas. He loved sports and his family. He lived his life to the fullest, “100”. We have no regrets as his parents. he will truly be missed by his family and friends.
Alberto leaves to cherish his loving memory his parents, Alberto Madril Steward, Sr. and Jeanie Vanessa Steward; two sisters, Brittney Jackson and Tevionna Clements; a brother, Cshean Smith; two nephews, Zakia Jackson and Zayden Jackson; two grandmothers, Odessa Steward and Lillie Sanders and a whole host of aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends who loved him dearly.
And from your parents in your famous words Jr., “NOW THATS WHATS UP”.
Visitation will be 12 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 15, 2020 at Rowell-Parish Mortuary 611 N. 9th St. Ft. Smith, AR | 479-782-9200.
*By executive order of the Governor to protect public health and safety, and based on current Federal laws and city ordinances, Veasley Funeral Home & Cremations, Inc. has adopted the following temporary rules and regulations due to the COVID-19 pandemic:
1. FAMILY ONLY AT FUNERALS/GRAVESIDE SERVICES ARE LIMITED TO 25 PEOPLE
2. GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL NOT HAVE CHAIRS FOR SEATING
3. ONLY 10 PEOPLE MAY COME TO THE FUNERAL HOME FOR INITIAL VIEWINGS
4. NO LIMOUSINE SERVICE
5. NO PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS OF FUNERALS VIA NEWSPAPER, WEBSITE, OR STAFF
6. NO PUBLIC VISITATIONS OR WAKES