Obituary for Stuart Dean Kress

Stuart Dean Kress, age 79 of Newbern passed away Sunday, February 4, 2018 at his home.

Born May 6, 1938 in Pulaski he was the son of the late Albert & Maggie Turner Kress. His sister, Claudia Lee Crowder, brothers, June, Buddy and David Kress and half-sisters – Darlene Parks and Angie Carr also preceded him in death. He was a veteran of the United States Navy.

He is survived by his 


Viola Kathleen East Kress – Newbern


Kathy Lawson – Radford

Jimmy Kress – Radford

Teresa Kress – Pulaski

Alecia Kress – Newbern

Buck Kress – Westpoint

Brenda (Jody) Shockley – Hillsville

15 Grandchildren       23 Great Grandchildren


Twin    Josephine Bishop – Pulaski

Joyce (Randall) Nester – Dublin

Special Pet Friend


Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM – Thursday, February 8, 2018 at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski with Rev. James Ferguson officiating. Interment will follow at the Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin.

The family will receive friends 5:00-7:00 PM – Wednesday evening at the funeral home.

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Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.