Jewel W. Stephens
Wichita Falls, TX

Died: October 16, 2009

Jewel W. Stephens, 88, of Wichita Falls, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, October 16, 2009, after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s.

The funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at City View Baptist Church with Rev. Stuart Wright, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow at Crestview Memorial Park under the direction of Owens & Brumley Funeral Home of Wichita Falls.

Jewel was born on March 6, 1921 in Kirkland, Texas to the late Joe D. and Carrie Lee (Dickson) Bohannon. On January 4, 1941, she married Clyde Stephens. He preceded her in death in 1998. She was a member of City View Baptist Church where she was treasurer of the Joy Class for over 30 years. Jewel had a great faith in God that was shown throughout her life. Always happy and loving, she always had a kind word to say about everyone. She was a homemaker, and enjoyed gardening. She was also preceded in death by her son, Clyde Wayne Stephens; and three brothers, J.L. Bohannon, Jack Bohannon, and Floyd Bohannon.

She is survived by her four children, Marla Jean Westerfield and husband Russell of Wichita Falls, Sandra Kay Jansen and husband Steven of North Bend, Oregon, Johnny Ray Stephens, and Judy Spalti and husband Rodney all of Wichita Falls; nine grandchildren, David, Lisa, Amy, Bradley, Sam, Shelly, Jason, Justin, and Alisha; seven great-grandchildren, Macey, Andrew, Lindsay, Cassidy, Cooper, Jewel, and Jason; and her loving dog, Kathy.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, October 19, 2009 at Owens & Brumley Funeral Home of Wichita Falls.

Mike & Nancy Pennell
Keller, Texas
We are so sad to hear of Aunt Jewel's passing. We will be attending the service tomorrow. God Bless All of You Love, Nancy
Mary Davenport
Plano, Texas
I've known Mrs. Stephens for over 30 years. She was a wonderful woman who will be missed by many. I just found out minutes ago and regret that I wasn't in town for the funeral. My condolences to all. P.S. That is a great picture of her! Mary
Justin Spalti
Denton, TX
You were a great person. I will miss you grandma.
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