Mrs. Willie Delores Draper was born September 10, 1941, in Birmingham, Alabama, to the late Mr. James B. Stewart and Mrs. Lois Carbin Stewart.
She was educated in the Birmingham School System. She confessed Christ at an early age at Harmony Street Baptist Church. She later moved her membership to New Community Baptist Church under Rev. Richard Copelin. She was active in Matron Society until her health failed.
Willie Lois was a Fashion Designer and loved to dress. She was a former employee for St. Martin in the Pines.
Willie Lois was preceded in death by her father and mother, daughter Audrey Stewart, sisters Evelyn Janet Samuel and Patricia Burrell.
She leaves to cherish her memories two brothers: William Jemison and Hiram Stewart; sister: Alicia Stewart Allen; her son: James L. Stewart; granddaughters: Franshon Stewart, Jamiece Stevenson, and Deshundra Kelly; grandsons: James Stewart, Jr. and Jaron Stewart; eleven great-grandchildren and one great, great-grandchild; brother-in-law: Earl Samuel, Sr.; Special Friend: Barbara Merchant; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and special friends.