In Memory of



Obituary for Elsie Jewell

Elsie Jewell 92 of Lovely, KY passed away peacefully December 23, 2022 at home surrounded by her family. As she got her precious wings and went to walk with the Lord. Born February 2, 1930, she was the treasured daughter of the late Basil and Ada (Underwood) Davis. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her loving husband, W.M. Ray Jewell, who she was married to for 54 years. She was the last living beloved sister of brother, Curtis, Bennie, Lacy, Dennie, John, Howard, Bud and John Lewis Davis ( who was like a brother) along with one special sister, Lundie Preece.

With the loss of her son, Gary Jewell, it not only broke her heart but her spirit, along with the loss of her grandson, Phillip Jewell. Elsie loved and cherished her family, they were her biggest blessing in life, along with serving the Lord, where she was a member at the Union United Baptist Church (Mouth of Emily) for many years. She was the caring and adored mother of Leroy (Linda) Jewell, Darrell (Christine) Jewell, and David (Liz) Jewell along with one daughter, Renee (Rick) Slone.

She was a devoted grandmother to 6 grandchildren, Angie, Dalena, Eric, Regina, Jason, and Nik and 8 great grandchildren, Brittany, Taylor, Austin, Darrian, Shae, Cole, Brody, Eli and one on the way, due in July 2023 as well as 3 great great grandchildren, Vanden, Finley, and Braxton.

Elsie leaves behind numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family which she had special bonds and memories with each of them. She always had a special touch with people and never met a stranger, taking on the motherly role with many over the years. Always cooking and preparing meals and especially known for her chicken and dumplings. When leaving her house you always felt welcomed, loved, and never hungry. Her sense of humor and infectious smile will always live in the hearts of those who loved and remember her.

Funeral services will held at the Union United Baptist Church (Mouth Of Emily Church) of Pilgrim, KY on December 28, 2022 at 1pm with Terry Harmon and Jamie Richardson officiating. Burial will follow at the Jewell Cemetery of Lovely, KY. Friends may visit the church after 6pm Tuesday, December 27, 2022. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Community Hospice of Ashland, KY for their care and compassion of their beloved mother. Mullins Family Funeral Home is honored and privileged to be serving the family of Elsie Jewell.