Loved ones bid farewell to Edna Stewart

February 16, 2013 8:04:05 AM PST
Friends and family said goodbye Saturday to a legendary Chicago restaurateur.The funeral for Edna Stewart took place at United Baptist Church on West Roosevelt.

Stewart died June 11 from cancer. She was the namesake and owner of 'Edna's,' a popular West Side restaurant.

The restaurant was known for its soul food. The business was also a meeting place for civil rights leaders, including Dr. Martin Luther King.

Edna Stewart was 72 years old.