Murphy-Parks Funeral Home
Vada Jewell, 83, of Shelbyville died Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011, at Major
Born April 21, 1927, in Shelbyville, she was the daughter of
Roland H. and
Ada (Sullivan) Weaver. She married William “Chet” Jewell on June 10, 1945,
and he preceded her in death on Oct. 13, 1997.
Survivors include daughters,
Vada D. (Dennis) Leong of Middleton,
Wis., and Betty (William) Donica of Shelbyville; son, Tony A. (Dora Goss) Jewell of Charleston, S.C.; sister,
Mary (Gary) Erickson of
Shelbyville; brother, the Rev. Roland Harvey (Sharon) Weaver Jr. of
Shelbyville; brother-in-law, Bud Craig of Shelbyville; seven grandchildren; and
She also was preceded in death by her parents; a son,
Rodney Jewell; a
sister, Ada Craig; and special friend, Leonard DeBaun.
Mrs. Jewell was a housewife.
She was a member of the Grace Wesleyan Church.
Mrs. Jewell enjoyed family, cooking and music and had placed her life in God’s
hands many years ago.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service,
703 S. Harrison St.
Funeral services will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the
Revs. Jeff Allen and Harvey Weaver officiating.
Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Grace Wesleyan Church, 56 E.
Franklin St., Shelbyville IN 46176.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming
The Indianapolis Star
SHELBYVILLE -- Mrs.
Ralph Jewell, 22 years old, is dead of pneumonia at Fairland. Her
husband, daughter, parents, three sisters and two brothers survive.
April 16, 1915
Contributed by Virginia Latta Curulla