Betty Lou Jewell, age 78, of Ashdown, Arkansas passed away August 26, 2019 at her home. She was born November 6, 1940 in Provo, Arkansas to Harold Hans Christian Jegstrup and Zena Ransom Jegstrup. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers Robert Jegstrup and Guy Jegstrup and one granddaughter Courtney Jewell. Betty was a medical nurse and was a member of Central Baptist Church in Ashdown.
She is survived by her husband of 61 years Joe Jewell and five children; daughter Debbie Jewell Grimes (Chuck) of Taylor, Arkansas, sons Joey Jewell of Ashdown, Michael Jewell (BJ) of Ashdown, Brian Jewell (Darla) of Ashdown, Chris Jewell (Sonya) of Hooks, Texas; a special niece and nephew Tammy and John Bush; 9 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren; brother Floyd Jegstrup (Betty), sister-in-law Melba Jegstrup, many nieces, nephews and friends.
Graveside services at Hicks Cemetery will be Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 10 a.m. officiated by Don Embry
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